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Pension farce widens gulf

Published 24/04/2010 | 05:00

WITH a few terse words, Maire Geoghegan Quinn summed up a gulf between the Government and the governed that widens with every lofty entitlement that is clung to -- and every arrogant affectation.

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Our European Commissioner was asked a straightforward question.

At a time when the country is in deep financial trouble, would she consider taking a cut in her income, which consists of a TD's pension, a ministerial pension and her present salary.

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