Non-existent PDs still receiving funds from state

The Progressive Democrats are still receiving state funding, almost four months after the party was voted out of existence by its members.

21st February, 2009

The Progressive Democrats are still receiving state funding, almost four months after the party was voted out of existence by its members.

The Sunday Business Post has also learned that the PDs will fail to meet their latest deadline of next Saturday to wind up officially.

Under Oireachtas rules, the party is legally entitled to state funding ‘‘until the keys are handed over to the Dáil clerk and the lights are turned out’’, a Progressive...

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