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GENEROUS PAYMENTS TO LOCAL COUNCILLORS AGAIN HIGHLIGHTED IN MEDIA

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7 Sep 2012 Comments Off on GENEROUS PAYMENTS TO LOCAL COUNCILLORS AGAIN HIGHLIGHTED IN MEDIA
GENEROUS PAYMENTS TO LOCAL COUNCILLORS AGAIN HIGHLIGHTED  IN MEDIA

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie The substantial sums of money being paid to members of county councils and city councils were in the spotlight again this week as the Irish Independent published the results of its survey into the overall amounts picked up by each of the 883 public representatives on local authorities around the country. In the week when Health Minister James Reilly found himself in hot water and had to perform an embarrassing u-turn over a proposed €10 million cut to funding for personal assistants for people with disabilities, the ...