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#TDs expenses

# tds-expenses - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

14 TDs could face sanction for not declaring council pay-offs Exclusive

The Dáil’s committee on members interests says TDs failed to honour their obligations by leaving their former council jobs out of their annual Register of Members’ Interests.

# tds-expenses - 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.

# tds-expenses - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Dáil committee to discuss whether TDs are in breach of ethics laws Exclusive

The public ethics watchdog believes TDs should declare council positions if they receive a severance pay-off – but of 22 TDs and Senators, only four did so.

# tds-expenses - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Clare Daly on expenses: 'We've done nothing that we shouldn't have'

The Socialist Party TD has defended her use of travel expenses for going to meetings around the country urging a boycott of the household charge.

# tds-expenses - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Higgins slams 'manufactured controversy' over use of TDs expenses

Independent TD Thomas Pringle said that he did not use expenses to travel around the country to urge people to boycott the household charge as other independent deputies have done.

# tds-expenses - Monday 2 July, 2012

'Absolutely justifiable' to use allowances for boycott campaign - Higgins

The Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins has said it is okay that deputies use their travel allowances for the purposes of travelling the country urging people to boycott the household charge.

# tds-expenses - 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.

# tds-expenses - Friday 27 April, 2012

Change to TDs’ expenses reduces chance of similar phone expenses exposé

Reform of the Oireachtas expenses rules in March 2010 means reportage on fraudulent mobile phone expenses can’t be repeated.

# tds-expenses - 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.

# tds-expenses - Friday 9 March, 2012

Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers

Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.

# tds-expenses - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Opinion polls, lucky punts, expenses, unemployment and more – our numerical guide to the last 604,800 seconds in Ireland.