241. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the remuneration and expenses that will be payable to the members of the change implementation group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6705/18]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): On 30 January, the Government agreed to appoint a Change Implementation Group (CIG) for the Department of Justice and Equality. The members of the CIG are providing their services free of charge. With respect to expenses arising from the work of the Group, all necessary administrative supports and facilities will be provided by the Department.