Answered on May 28, 2013
Deputy John Deasy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of diplomats, officials and staff currently working in our overseas embassies for each of the past five years.
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Dáil Éireann allocates a certain amount of time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during which Deputies may ask questions of Members of the Government relating to Public Affairs connected with their Departments, or on matters of administration for whch they are officially responsible. The Taoiseach answers questions on his own Department on Tuesdays/Wednesdays.