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# Ministerial expenses

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# flying the swag
Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011
If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…
# Ministerial expenses
Junior ministers among those who claim most for mileage
Small Business Minister John Perry has claimed the most of any government minister in mileage allowances over the past year, new figures have revealed.
# To the cleaners
Ministers can claim €3,500 tax refund for laundry expenses
Michael Noonan reveals that ministers can take €3,500 off their tax expenses if they need to stay in hotels while in Dublin.