Sinn Féin’s ‘average industrial wage’ claim goes by the board
After grandstanding on the issue for over a decade, the party has adjusted its position, saying that its ‘elected representatives manage their own wage’
The controversy over Liadh Ní Riada’s salary arrangements during the presidential election has prompted fresh scrutiny of Sinn Féin wages policy, which in recent years has moved away from the ‘average industrial wage’ claim the party once proudly boasted of.
An analysis carried out by The Sunday Business Post over the past six weeks has found discrepancies and ambiguity regarding the party’s wage structures. Party leader Mary Lou McDonald said last month that...
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