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Written Answers. - Civil Service Recruitment.

Wednesday, 28 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 462 No. 3

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 43. Mr. D. McDowell Information on Derek McDowell Zoom on Derek McDowell  asked the Minister for Finance Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn  whether he intends to employ people as a result of the recent public competition for executive officer, higher executive officer and administrative officer in the civil service; and the procedure which will be followed. [4575/96]

Minister for Finance (Mr. Quinn): Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn It is envisaged that appointments will be made at these levels. As the Deputy is aware, staffing restrictions currently operate under which only one out of every three vacancies may be filled. However, as a precaution against unfilled vacancies falling disproportionately on any grade, Departments have been instructed that appointments are to be made equitably as between various categories of staff.

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