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One In Seven TDs Has Hired Family Member To Work In Dáil

Three midlands TDs have given jobs to family.

One in seven TDs has hired family members to work with them in the Dáil.

In total, 23 representatives have given jobs to family, according to the Irish Independent.

The wife of Laois-Offaly Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming shares his parliamentary assistant job.

While in Kildare-South, Fine Gael's Martin Heydon has hired his sister for the PA job, while Fianna Fáil's Seán Ó Fearghaíl's sister is his secretarial assistant.

The salary for the roles can be between €24,000 and 52,000.

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