Irish Fiscal Advisory Council hits out at government attempt to slash chair’s pay

In a letter to Michael McGrath, Ifac has warned that proposed changes to pay rate of chair will weaken the body

Michael McMahon, the current chair of Ifac, said he had only taken on the vacant role last summer on the understanding that the OECD’s recommendation that the role would be advertised as a ‘;up-to-half-time position# would be implemented . Picture: Fisher Studios