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FG ministers rush to print at taxpayers’ expense

86 TDs and senators ran off over 1.3 million items at a cost of more than €26,000

22nd May, 2016
Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe PIc: RollingNews.ie

Fine Gael cabinet ministers were among the biggest users of the taxpayer-funded printing facility in Leinster House in the six weeks following the general election.

Eighty-six TDs and senators used the Oireachtas in-house service over that period to print over 1.3 million items at a cost of over €26,000, according to information obtained under Freedom of Information.

Politicians can avail of the facility to print newsletters, business cards, postcards, individualised stationery and other items for use...

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