To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of persons assigned to the reestablished EU division within his department; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- Darragh O'Brien.
* For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 28th February, 2017.
Ref No: 9796/17
There are currently twenty-six officials assigned to EU Division. Its resources will be kept under constant review in response to evolving needs.
I would also add that a number of officers of my Department are seconded to the Department of the Taoiseach and working on EU matters, while two officers are seconded to the International and EU Relations Division of the Department of Finance.