Howlin has "flexibility" to hire 3,000 public servants

Public expenditure minister Brendan Howlin said he’s got “flexibility” to hire as many as 3,000 people this year to fill critical public-sector roles.

1st February, 2012
Howlin has "flexibility" to hire 3,000 public servants
“We will be doing some recruitment to backfill critical posts,” said Brendan Howlin.

Public expenditure minister Brendan Howlin said he’s got “flexibility” to hire as many as 3,000 people this year to fill critical public-sector roles as the Government expects as many as 9,000 people to leave the service this year.

“We will be doing some recruitment to backfill critical posts,” Howlin said in an interview with RTÉ. Howlin said he expects that 7,000 to 7,500 publice sector workers, or just under 3 per cent of...

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