Sunday 22 January 2017

Drive down costs for ministers

Published 18/10/2010 | 05:00

IN the UK the 'Government Car and Despatch Agency' looks after the supply of ministerial cars and drivers. Rather than waste more money setting up a similar agency here, maybe the Government should just ask taxi drivers to tender for ministerial business.

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Considering Garda drivers are earning roughly €70,000 a year, their removal alone would save money. It's time the Government got its own house in order before asking the voter to keep making sacrifices.

Brendan Lynch
Bray, Co Wicklow

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