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#Public Representation Allowance

# public-representation-allowance - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses

Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey and Alan Farrell were among those found to have made invalid expenses claims.

# public-representation-allowance - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Senators received nearly €2 million in expenses in 2012

The average senator received €32,695 in allowances last year – equal to nearly half of their basic salary.

# public-representation-allowance - Friday 1 February, 2013

TDs receive €7.2m travel and office allowances for 2012

The Oireachtas has published full figures for 2012. Click through to see how much your TDs received.

# public-representation-allowance - Monday 1 October, 2012

Oireachtas members paid €764k allowances for month without sittings

224 of the 226 members of the Dáil and Seanad were paid allowances in August, even though both houses were in recess.

# public-representation-allowance - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Taoiseach makes switch to vouched expenses – costing us extra €8k this year

Enda Kenny has opted to start vouching for his parliamentary expenses – and is therefore entitled to higher monthly payments.

# public-representation-allowance - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Here's why you can't view a TD's 'vouched' expenses receipts

We thought it would be interesting to ask for a copy for a random TD’s receipts for what they spent their vouched expenses on. We were turned down. This is why.

# public-representation-allowance - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Government blocks Seanad move to abolish unvouched independents’ allowance

An amendment moved by independent Senators making the ‘leaders’ allowance’ vouched has been defeated by the government.