Dáil Éireann - Volume 414 - 17 December, 1991

Written Answers. - Overtime Payments.

[1783] 73. Mr. Boylan asked the Taoiseach the amount of overtime which was paid to (a) civil servants and (b) public servants in his Department (1) to date this year and (2) last year; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

The Taoiseach: The total amount of overtime paid by the Department of the Taoiseach and the cultural institutions under its aegis to civil servants was: (1) in 1991 (up to and including 25 November, 1991) £412,816.38; and (2) in 1990, £407,679.65.

For the Central Statistics Office the cost of overtime in 1990 was £75,162; and in 1991, as at 12 December, it was £171,881.

The increased cost in 1991 arose mainly in connection with the 1991 Census of Population and Agriculture.

I gcás Roinn na Gaeltachta íocadh £928 i 1990 agus £470 go dáta i 1991 as ragobair.

Maidir leis na heagrais Stát-tionscanta faoi scáth Roinn na Gaeltachta ní dhearna údarás na Gaeltachta aon íocaíocht i leith ragoibre i 1990 nó i 1991 go dáta agus d'íoc Bord na Gaeilge £15,863 i 1990 agus £16,618 go dáta i 1991.