Sunday 4 December 2016

Unfair criticism of our enumerators

Published 18/03/2011 | 09:18

ALAN Gallagher (Letters, March 12) claims that people employed by the CSO as enumerators are mainly made up of former bankers, ex-teachers, ex-gardai, ex-civil servants and well-heeled pensioners who are looking to "top up their pensions".

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Obtaining this information would require a Freedom of Information request to be submitted to the CSO. The people who have been employed by the CSO are 'third parties' and I believe their written consent would be required before information relating to their working history was released.

To suggest that the enumerator who calls to the door is possibly a former banker is not only far-fetched but also irresponsible when one considers the contempt the public harbours for bankers.

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