487. Deputy Pat Deering asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when the awarded increase in the Army Ranger wing allowance backdated to 1 June 2006 which was awarded on 27 September 2010 by the adjudicator under the conciliation and arbitration scheme for members of the Permanent Defence Force (details supplied) will be paid; if the minimum pay raise has or will be applied and the pay review carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10297/17 asked on 28 Feb 2017 - Defence Forces Remuneration)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): The particular Adjudicator’s finding in question falls under Paragraph 1.16  of the Public Service Agreement 2010 - 2014 i.e. the Croke Park Agreement, which states that “The position concerning Public Service pay, including any outstanding adjudication findings, will be reviewed in Spring 2011 in accordance with the statutory requirement under both the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Acts of 2009 to review ...