Westmeath TD Questions Jump In Oireachtas Costs
Written 1 week ago by Newsroom
The cost of running the Houses of the Oireachtas increased by 22 million euro last year.
It jumped from €112 million in 2017 to €134 million in 2018.
Legal fees increased five-fold – with €485,000 spent on six claims from employees and three from the public.
The accounts will be examined by the public accounts committee today.
Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD Peter Burke says he’ll question officials on the increased running costs in 2018: