Friday June 5, 2020

Extra pay for councillors considered

The government is considering plans for additional payments for councillors trying to juggle full-time work and council responsibilities.

1st March, 2008

The government is considering plans for additional payments for councillors trying to juggle full-time work and council responsibilities.

The moves are to be considered in a government Green Paper, due to go to cabinet within a fortnight. A quarter of all councillors on Dublin City Council have resigned since the last local elections, leading to concerns about retaining councillors.

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