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# State Spending

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'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair
The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has reacted angrily to the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General which was published yesterday.
Here’s what the Taoiseach’s Department puts on its credit cards
The Department of the Taoiseach ran up credit card bills of almost €25,000 in Enda Kenny’s first year in office.
Cost of servicing national debt to hit €7.5bn next year
The government’s latest report on state spending and receipts shows that the tax intake for 2011 will be €700m less than expected,
Over €21,500 spent on new departmental logos and signs
Payments vary from the Department of Public Expenditure’s €4,538 for new designs to the Department of Transport’s €264.
Ireland has largest government deficit in the EU
We’ve managed to beat fellow bailout recipients Greece and Portugal for government deficit in percentage of GDP.
In numbers: the cost of running the country last year
Main findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report for 2009 broken down.