Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Department of Rural and Community Development
Departmental Agencies Data
589. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the agencies or organisations under the remit of his Department; the number that have boards; the number of positions on each board; the number of vacant positions; and the agencies or organisations that have boards whose members have an obligation to appear before committees of the Houses of the Oireachtas. [51501/19]
There are five agencies /organisations under the remit of my Department: Pobal, Water Safety Ireland, the Charities Regulatory Authority, the Charities Appeal Tribunal and the Western Development Commission.
Prior to appointment to the role of Chairperson of the agencies/organisations there is a requirement for the Chairperson designate to appear before the relevant Oireachtas Committee. I have provided the information regarding their board's composition in the following table.
|Agency||Does organisation have a board?||Number of Positions on Board||Number of positions vacant|
|Water Safety Ireland||Y||12||1|
|Charities Regulatory Authority||Y||12||0|
|Charities Appeal Tribunal||Y||5||0|
|Western Development Commission||Y||12||1|