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Letters: Use recovery cash to fund charities, not for public sector pay

Published 15/04/2015 | 02:30

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton says restoration of public service pay is possible in the future
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton says restoration of public service pay is possible in the future

As a member of the forced diaspora, it depresses me to read that Jobs Minister Richard Bruton states that restoration of public sector pay is possible in the future, if we have full employment.

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The entire public sector is paid for by the taxes produced from the private sector, be it large multinationals, family-owned and one-person businesses or the agricultural sector.

If the Government does have more money, shouldn't it be focusing on building up the resources that were taken from those who help the most vulnerable in society?

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