Dáil Éireann - Volume 70 - 06 April, 1938
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Former Seanad Officials.
Mr. Davin Mr. Davin
 Mr. Davin asked the Minister for Finance if he will state the cost to public funds to date of the pensions, gratuities and compensation paid to the former officials and officers of Seanad Eireann.
Mr. MacEntee Mr. MacEntee
Mr. MacEntee: An award of compensation under Section 6 of the Superannuation Act, 1909, was made to an officer of Seanad Eireann whose office was abolished as a result of the coming into operation of the Constitution (Amendment No. 24) Act, 1936.
The compensation awarded comprised a fixed annual allowance of £258 15s. and a supplementary variable annual allowance amounting at maximum to £49 13s., together with a lump sum of £789 6s. The amount payable to the 31st March, 1938, in respect of annual and supplementary annual allowances was £462 12s., which, added to the lump sum of £789 6s. makes a total of £1,251 18s.
Dáil Éireann 70 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Former Seanad Officials.