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#Party Leaders' Allowances

# party-leaders-allowances - Friday 13 April, 2012

Oireachtas committee to scrutinise TDs' new expenses regime
# Expenses
# Expenses

Oireachtas committee to scrutinise TDs' new expenses regime

Apr 13th 2012, 5:53 PM 2,545 Views 30 Comments

TheJournal.ie first reported in February how a tweak to the expenses system meant TDs could claim twice for some costs.

# party-leaders-allowances - Monday 13 February, 2012

New rules may allow independent TDs to be paid twice for same expenses
# Expenses
# Expenses

New rules may allow independent TDs to be paid twice for same expenses

Feb 13th 2012, 10:01 AM 7,710 Views 79 Comments

A new regime means independent TDs and Senators are now paid two different kinds of allowance – to cover the same expenses.

# party-leaders-allowances - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Ireland’s ‘best-kept secret’: 12 senators receiving €23k annual 'leaders' allowance'
# Expenses
# Expenses

Ireland’s ‘best-kept secret’: 12 senators receiving €23k annual 'leaders' allowance'

Jan 12th 2012, 5:05 PM 11,548 Views 76 Comments

12 independent members of the Seanad are entitled to a little-known allowance of around €23,000 per year, TDs are told.