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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Ministerial Remuneration

Photo of Peadar TóibínPeadar Tóibín (Meath West, Sinn Fein)
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256. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the annual salaries of Teachtaí Dála, Senators, an Taoiseach, Ministers, Minister of State attending Cabinet and Ministers of State, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46622/15]

Photo of Brendan HowlinBrendan Howlin (Minister, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform; Wexford, Labour)
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The following tables set out the current salary rates applicable to Members of the Oireachtas, together with the rates of the additional allowances payable to certain Officeholders in both Houses of the Oireachtas.

Dáil Éireann

Officeholder PositionTD's SalaryOfficeholder AllowanceTotal
Taoiseach€87,258€98,092€185,350
Tánaiste€87,258€84,051€171,309
Minister€87,258€70,282€157,540
Ceann Comhairle€87,258€70,282€157,540
Minister of State€87,258€34,381€121,639
Leas Cheann Comhairle€87,258€34,381€121,639
Minister of State attending Cabinet€87,258€34,381 + €15,829€137,468

Seanad Éireann

Officeholder PositionSenator's SalaryOfficeholder AllowanceTotal
Cathaoirleach€65,000€38,160€103,160
Leas Chathaoirleach€65,000€19,846€84,846
Leader of the Seanad€65,000€15,255€80,255

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