Unvouched expenses system to end: Howlin

Unvouched expenses system to end: Howlin

Minister Brendan Howlin has announced an end to the unvouched expenses system.

There will be a cut of 10% on expenditure limits, with a 50% cut in use of prepaid Oireachtas envelopes.

Howlin said there will be a 10% cut to Party Leaders Allowance and an audit of its use by independent members

There are also plans to abolish severance payment to Ministers.

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