Monday 20 October 2014

Justify the cuts

Published 03/12/2012 | 05:00

• By any standards our politicians are well paid. On top of this they are entitled to generous expenses.

How can those expenses be justified in the current economic climate?

If they earned the average industrial wage one could understand a certain amount of expenses. Before the Government contemplates cuts to vulnerable people they should address this as a matter of urgency.

Mary O'Gara
Castlerea, Co Roscommon

Irish Independent

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