Brendan Keeley

The Whole Of The Moon

New Bill Proposes TDs And Senators Take 25% Pay Cut During Lockdown

Aontú says it's about time the government showed some solidarity with the public.

Aontú is proposing a new bill that would force TDs and senators to take a 25 per cent pay cut during lockdown.

The basic salary of a TD is €96,000, while senators earn €69,000.

Party leader and Meath-West TD, Peadar Tóibín says it's time the government started to show some solidarity with the public, with hundreds of thousands unemployed as a result of the pandemic:

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