658. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Justice the number of persons employed by her Department; and the collective total salary received by employees of her Department. [24454/21]


Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): I wish to advise the Deputy the total number of staff in my Department, offices/agencies staffed by my Department and the collective salary costs are as follows:

Number of Staff Collective Salary Cost
Department 1,445 €66,393,741
Offices/Agencies staffed by the Department* 1,060 €55,525,135
Total 2,505 €121,918,876
*Includes administrative staff in Irish Prison Service.