Sunday 25 February 2018

Top civil servants serve themselves first

AS a disabled person I was outraged reading the article relating to the Association of Assistant Secretaries and Higher Grades (Irish Independent, April 7) as they were exempt from the cuts in the December Budget.

It is obvious that Mr Lenihan did not have the courage to face down their demands, owing to his wilful omission of the 150 extremely high paid personnel with guaranteed pensions.

It was disingenuous for these officials to say they were underpaid compared with workers in the private sector.

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