Sunday December 15, 2019

‘Ghost MEP’ Clune is in the money

Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune has said she is better off than fellow ‘ghost MEP’ Barry Andrews because she is getting paid her full salary for now

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
11th August, 2019
Deirdre Clune: entitled to a transitional allowance given she already served as MEP

Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune has said she is better off than fellow ‘ghost MEP’ Barry Andrews because she is getting paid her full salary for now.

Clune took the final seat last May in the Ireland South constituency, which means she must wait until Britain leaves the EU before she can formally start work in the European parliament. Fianna Fáil MEP Barry Andrews is in the same situation because he took the...

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