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# parliamentary-standard-allowance - Saturday 14 May, 2016

TDs claimed more than €500,000 in expenses during March - despite only sitting twice
# Settling In
# Settling In

TDs claimed more than €500,000 in expenses during March - despite only sitting twice

May 14th 2016, 1:00 AM 57,303 Views 115 Comments

It brings to €3.4 million the amount known to have been paid to TDs and Ministers between the general election and the formation of the new government.

# parliamentary-standard-allowance - Friday 11 October, 2013

TDs and Senators given advice to counter 'disingenuous annual media yarn' on allowances
# Parliamentary Standard Allowance
# Parliamentary Standard Allowance

TDs and Senators given advice to counter 'disingenuous annual media yarn' on allowances

Oct 11th 2013, 6:00 AM 4,055 Views 19 Comments

TDs and Senators have been told to point out that “most if not all members” will have exceeded the minimum number of attendance days to qualify for allowances. In fact, just 15 TDs and four Senators have reached the required number of days.

# parliamentary-standard-allowance - Sunday 10 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 10th 2012, 7:45 AM 5,525 Views 34 Comments

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

# parliamentary-standard-allowance - Thursday 7 June, 2012

One-third of TDs return €210k in unused expenses for 2011
# Politicians' Expenses
# Politicians' Expenses

One-third of TDs return €210k in unused expenses for 2011

Jun 7th 2012, 8:26 AM 3,099 Views 34 Comments

Ministers Eamon Gilmore, Richard Bruton, Ruairí Quinn and Róisín Shortall are among those returning the highest amounts.

# parliamentary-standard-allowance - Saturday 14 April, 2012

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

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

Apr 14th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,545 Views 27 Comments

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.

# parliamentary-standard-allowance - Friday 8 April, 2011

Callely the only senator not to receive expenses for February
Live Apr 8th 2011, 5:05 PM

Callely the only senator not to receive expenses for February