Tuesday 24 January 2017

Gravy train has run out of steam

Published 06/08/2010 | 05:00

I FIND it difficult to comprehend the enormity of the €75.6m cost to taxpayers of the expenses of the country's 883 councillors.

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I accept and acknowledge that there are councillors doing tremendous and relentless work.

But it beggars belief as to how some councillors claim this huge payment in the present financial climate. More realistic capping should be put in place.

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