Internal report reveals how Croke Park salary savings are inflated

The way the government calculates savings from the Croke Park deal has been revealed for the first time in an internal audit report seen by The Sunday Business Post.

13th October, 2012
Internal report reveals how Croke Park salary savings are inflated
Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform. Photo: Tony O'Shea

The way the government calculates savings from the Croke Park deal has been revealed for the first time in an internal audit report seen by *The Sunday Business Post*. It shows that "Croke Park savings" are inflated far above the actual salaries of the retiring public servants. This means that when a public servant on an average retirement salary of €65,000 leaves, some €118,000 is counted in "savings".

It is under this mechanism that the...

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