Dáil Éireann - Volume 571 - 02 October, 2003
Written Answers. - Benchmarking Awards.
Mr. Kenny Mr. Kenny
245. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for Transport the number of staff employed by his Department; the bodies within its aegis which are covered by the benchmarking agreement; the  projected costs in 2004 of paying this award; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21650/03]
Mr. Brennan Mr. Brennan
Minister for Transport (Mr. Brennan): My Department currently has an authorised staffing compliment of 545.5. In the event that payment of the benchmarking pay award for 2004 is recommended, the projected cost will be €1 million approximately. Projected payments to bodies within my Department's aegis, which are covered by the benchmarking agreement, are set out in the following table.
Dáil Éireann 571 Written Answers. Benchmarking Awards.