Thursday 18 January 2018

Taking the Mick

• Another day and just another routine revelation surrounding an insolvent developer who just happens to be an elected TD.

Is there any other legislative house in Europe that, when faced with disclosures that one of its sitting members has made a false and illegal VAT return and illegally kept the pension contributions of his former employees, would permit such a member to retain their seat?

Unlike the thousands of people in this country who have been and are facing financial ruin merely by being law abiding, good old Mick Wallace will retain his seat, his easy salary and, best of all, a nice little pension.

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