Anger in Fine Gael as ministers fail to chip in to party coffers

All TDs supposed to pay €125 per month from €90k salaries

2nd July, 2017
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A number of high-profile Fine Gael ministers and TDs have annoyed their colleagues by not paying their recommended party charges.

Fine Gael asks all its TDs to pay a minimum of €125 per month from their €90,000 salaries to help finance the party’s national operations. Its finance officials regularly contact TDs urging them to sign up to a monthly direct debit.

However, it has emerged that just 32 out of 50 Fine Gael...

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