Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
151. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform 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. [9208/19]
The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the table.
|Year||No. Staff Attending||Cost||Amount Spent on Sponsorship or Advertising|
|2017||25 *||€9,450.00 **||€0|
* Attendees in the main were senior officials from across a range of Government Departments and Offices that are involved in the Civil Service Renewal Programme. The places at the conference were funded by the Civil Service Renewal Programme in the context of supporting leadership development of the Senior Public Service cadre.
** This number and the associated costs includes two staff from the National Shared Services Office, which is a body under the aegis of my Department.