Fianna Fáil ministers to turn down 2 per cent pay rise

Public criticism led to Fine Gael ministers turning down the extra €2,000, while the Green Party has not yet confirmed its decision

28th February, 2021
Fianna Fáil ministers to turn down 2 per cent pay rise
The focus on TDs’ forthcoming pay rises has come at a time when 475,000 people are on the pandemic unemployment payment

Fianna Fáil ministers are going to turn down a salary increase worth around €2,000, which had been due to be paid under a new public sector pay deal.

It comes after Fine Gael confirmed that its ministers would not be accepting the 2 per cent pay rise to the TD part of their salary.

The Green Party has not yet confirmed what its ministers are going to do, but it is expected to follow...

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