Wednesday 22 November 2017

Dail turkeys feather the nest

Your editorial calling for leadership at the top by the taking of 'financial pain' by our politicians (Irish Independent, October 26) will be supported by all readers.

Pay cuts of 50pc, the abolition of 'turning up' money and other unvouched expenses are a prerequisite for ordinary citizens to accept more cuts.

However, my recent experiences in raising the issue of politicians' expenses make me doubt that any such action will be taken.

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