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Social Welfare Tribunal Members
Name of Member Nominated by Date of Appointment Date of Expiry
Mr. Colin Walker
(Chairperson)
Minister for Social Protection 05/10/2015 04/10/2018
Ms. Mary Connaughton Irish Business and Employers Confederation 05/10/2015 04/10/2018
Mr. Don O'Higgins Irish Business and Employers Confederation 05/10/2015 04/10/2018
Mr. Fergus Whelan Irish Congress of Trade Unions 05/10/2015 04/10/2018
Ms. Chris Rowland Irish Congress of Trade Unions 05/10/2015 04/10/2018

The chairman and 4 ordinary members were appointed on 5th October 2015.

All appointments are due for renewal on 4th October 2018.

FEES PAYABLE TO THE CHAIRMAN AND TRIBUNAL MEMBERS

 

Chairman
Rates effective from 1 July 2015
Description of Fee Rate
Per sitting day
€423.65
Conference (Meeting) fee
€69.77

 

Members
Rates effective from 1 July 2015
Description of Fee Rate
Per sitting day
€129.87
Conference (Meeting) fee
€64.94

 

Subsistence rates – all members.
Effective from 1 July 2015
Overnight Daily (5 - 10 hours) Daily (Over 10 hours)
€125.00
€14.04
€33.61

 

Motor Mileage rates – all members.
Effective from 1 July 2015
Official mileage in a calendar year Engine capacity up to 1200 C.C. Engine capacity 1200 - 1500C.C. Engine capacity 1501 C.C. & over
Up to 6,437km
39.12 Cent
46.25 Cent
59.07 Cent
6,438km and over
21.22 Cent
23.62 Cent
28.46 Cent

 

Travelling expenses are payable based on type of transport used, i.e. car, taxi, bus, train or flight. Where a member uses her/his own car for mileage rates are payable as per normal guidelines based on C.C. of car.

Note: The distance requirement for the overnight rate is 100km.

         The distance requirement for the 5hr day rate is 8km..

         All fees and rates above are effective from 1 July 2015.

Last modified:13/11/2015
 

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