Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
Departmental Staff Data
638. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of conferences staff of his Department have attended in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the number of staff that attended each conferences; the cost of same in each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9172/19]
640. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of staff in his Department, that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to his Department or agency under the remit of his Department; if his Department or an agency under the remit of his Department undertook advertising or sponsorship in respect of the summit; the cost in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9206/19]
I propose to take Questions Nos. 638 and 640 together.
Details of number of conferences attended by staff in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, together with costs are set out below. No staff members attended the specifically referenced summit.
|Year||Number of Conferences||Number of staff attending Conferences||Conference Costs|
|2019 (to date)||6||9||€3,254|
My Department does not collect this data in respect of Agencies under the Department's remit. However, arrangements have been put in place for Oireachtas Members to contact the Agencies directly at the designated email addresses listed in the table below.
|An Bord Pleanála||Oireachtasqueries@pleanala.ie|
|Ervia, Gas Networks Irelandemail@example.com|
|Housing Sustainable Communities Agencyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Housing Finance Agencyemail@example.com|
|Land Development Agencyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Local Government Management Agencyemail@example.com|
|Ordnance Survey Ireland||Oireachtas@osi.ie|
|Property Registration Authorityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pyrite Resolution Boardemail@example.com|
|Residential Tenancies Board||OireachtasMembersQueries@rtb.ie|