Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Ministerial Advisers Remuneration
167. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the names and amount by which each programme manager-special adviser in his Department has exceed the relevant pay guidelines as laid down; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54750/13]
The appointment of ministerial staff in my Department was undertaken in accordance with the Instructions on ministerial Appointments for the 31 st Dáil and the Guidelines on Staffing of ministerial Offices of March 2011.
Special Advisers were placed on a point on the Principal Officers’ standard scale for remuneration purposes , in accordance with the Guidelines.