Department says Croke Park savings not overstated

The Department of Public Expenditure & Reform said in a statement that it strongly refutes allegations that savings under the Croke Park Agreement have been overstated.

15th October, 2012
Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

The Department of Public Expenditure & Reform said in a statement that it strongly refutes allegations that savings under the Croke Park Agreement, as reported by the Implementation Body, have been overstated.

The statement also said that no circular was issued to Government Departments instructing them to calculate non-pay savings under the Croke Park Agreement by using an estimate for overheads of 40 per cent of total salary cost.

A report in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post...

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