Kinsella defends his €50,000 in expenses – News – Goreyguardian.ie
NORTH Wexford Councillor Michael Kinsella has defended his expenses claims record during 2011, after figures revealed he claimed the highest amount of expenses in Wexford at €50,891 for the year.
He also claimed the second highest amount for travelling expenses in the country, claiming €5,041 for several trips, including London, New York and Wales. The Councillor also had to defend attending a conference in Donegal, when a similarlythemed conference was held in Bunclody on the same weekend.
Cllr. Kinsella pointed out that he was Chairman of the County Council in 2011, which explained why his expenses were over €19,000 higher than the average €31,641 claimed by his fellow councillors.
Posted on September 13, 2012, in Local politics and tagged Bunclody, Councillor, County council, Expense, Michael Kinsella, NORTH Wexford Councillor Michael Kinsella. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.