Friday November 22, 2019

Four MEPs refuse to disclose allowances claimed in Europe

MEPs are entitled to salaries and allowances that can be worth well over €250,000 annually. However, some of these allowances, including the general expenditure allowance of €4,513 per month, are unvouched

10th February, 2019

Sinn Fein Liadh Ní Riada

Four of the 11 Irish Members of the European Parliament will not disclose the amount they claim in allowances as part of their roles.

MEPs are entitled to salaries and allowances that can be worth well over €250,000 annually. However, some of these allowances, including the general expenditure allowance of €4,513 per month, are unvouched so MEPs can claim them without providing receipts.

The Sunday Business Post contacted all of Ireland’s 11 MEPs to ask them...

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