T.D.s’ Expenses & Pay Controversies

11 July 2021 – Pay increases to €47.49 million and the champagne socialist, Bacik, gets elected

22 Feb 2021 – Good News: Hard working TDs set for pay rise to €100k

29 Dec 2020 – Politicians paid mileage for attending virtual meetings from their homes

11 Dec 2020 – Reveal of Government special adviser salaries show eight on over €100k

Irish Government Ministers have an army of Civil Servants at their disposal – yet they appear to need to extra individual advisers – for what?  Who are they?  At what cost to the taxpayer? 11 Dec 2020

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10 Dec 2020 – Revealed: Salaries of special advisers to Government ministers

Former Taoisigh to get a €17,000 yearly increase on their pensions – 10 Dec 2020

30 Aug 2020 – TDs spent €35,000 on constituency offices during lockdown

31 July 2020 Irish people were shocked to hear the newly elected Irish Gvt voted to take 6 weeks holidays having only taken up office 6 weeks previously.

Leo Varadkar intervened to ensure Simon Coveney kept State car – 29 July 2020

‘It’s like Jesus, they’re back’: Alan Kelly on FF’s return, Coveney’s garda car ‘shame’, and advice for the Greens – 10 July 2020

Calls for review of Dáil attendance and expenses system – 1 Nov 2019

TDs claim nearly €3million in travel and accommodation expenses in first five months of 2019

TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip  -11 Jan 2019

Politicians Are Paid Too Much- & They Get Bribes! – 3 Sept 2018

The Advisers: Meet the small group who have run the country since 2011, for €3.1 million a year – 31 Jan 2016

Here’s how Micheál Martin justifies his €30k salary top-up – 16 Jan 2016

TD expenses controversy misses the point – 6 July 2012

Higgins slams ‘manufactured controversy’ over use of TDs expenses – 3 July 2012

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs’ expenses – 3 Feb 2012

This is how much your TD claimed in expenses in 2011 – 3 Feb 2012

The TDs who were paid less than €50k in expenses – and why – 2 Feb 2012

In full: 1 in 5 TDs claimed more than €50k in expenses last year – 2 Feb 2012

Councillors resist plan to publish fund details – 19 Jan 2012

MPs’ expenses: Sinn Fein claimed £500,000 for second homes – 2009

Expenses row: Sinn Féin MP used London home only once in 12 months – 11 May 2009

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