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# expenditure - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Social welfare could be cut by up to €1bn

It is hoped that efforts to reduce fraud and decrease rental supplements could return savings of €1 billion.

# expenditure - Friday 9 September, 2011

Nama will take action over transfer of assets to spouses

The agency will legally pursue borrowers who attempt to place assets beyond Nama’s reach, said CEO Brendan McDonagh.

# expenditure - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Top civil servant received over €700,000 on retirement

A former Government Secetary General received a €700k golden handshake on his retirement this summer. However, the Department of Finance has said that pension caps will be put in place by this year’s Budget so such payouts will be a thing of the past.

# expenditure - Friday 8 April, 2011

HIQA expenditure growing every year

Figures from the Health and Information Quality Authority’s 2010 report show that it has spent €55million in total in four years.