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#Leaders' Allowance

# leaders-allowance - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Noonan plans to crack down on unvouched allowance for independent TDs
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Noonan plans to crack down on unvouched allowance for independent TDs

Jul 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 5,323 Views 49 Comments

The Minister for Finance will bring proposals to Government very soon to change the law around the unvouched allowance system for independent TDs.

# leaders-allowance - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,688 Views 1 Comment

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

# leaders-allowance - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Poll: Should Mick Wallace claim the Leader's Allowance?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Mick Wallace claim the Leader's Allowance?

Sep 11th 2012, 9:55 AM 8,575 Views 101 Comments

The Independent TD has defended his acceptance of the ‘Leader’s Allowance’, saying he will use it for research purposes.

# leaders-allowance - Monday 3 September, 2012

Explainer: What happens to Socialist Party funding now that Clare Daly is gone?
# Leaders' Allowance
# Leaders' Allowance

Explainer: What happens to Socialist Party funding now that Clare Daly is gone?

Sep 3rd 2012, 2:30 PM 8,342 Views 37 Comments

Clare Daly has asked the Socialist Party to pass on some of the allowance it gets for her membership. What’s going on?

# leaders-allowance - 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 2,556 Views 30 Comments

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

# leaders-allowance - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Feb 18th 2012, 6:59 PM 3,173 Views 3 Comments

Greek MPs, Irish jobs, German cable ties, and all the other news from the week in handy numerical format…

# leaders-allowance - Friday 17 February, 2012

Controversial allowance for independent TDs will be reviewed
# Leaders' Allowance
# Leaders' Allowance

Controversial allowance for independent TDs will be reviewed

Feb 17th 2012, 5:56 PM 3,072 Views 18 Comments

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has pledged to examine the leaders’ allowance, which is also given to independent senators.

# leaders-allowance - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Government blocks Seanad move to abolish unvouched independents’ allowance
# Expenses
# Expenses

Government blocks Seanad move to abolish unvouched independents’ allowance

Feb 15th 2012, 3:14 PM 3,423 Views 21 Comments

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

# leaders-allowance - 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 7,718 Views 79 Comments

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

# leaders-allowance - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Jan 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,189 Views 21 Comments

How many Irish towns are ‘clean’? How much for an e-voting machine? And just how hard can a Sudoku be?

# leaders-allowance - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jan 12th 2012, 8:07 PM 3,240 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?

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 11,559 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.