WesternPeople: Council staff expenses bill reveals ‘virtual scandal’
Referring to information obtained in a Freedom of Information request, Cllr Durcan told a special budget meeting of Mayo County Council that County Manager Peter Hynes had claimed expenses in 2011 totalling €22,390. He said that the county manager was the only official to claim expenses over €20,000 while two council employees made claims over €15,000, 25 claimed over €10,000 and 255 claimed over €5,000. In total, the expense claims amounted to a staggering €3.2m for 2011.
Cllr Durcan also drew attention to a claim by one council employee for €35.45 following purchases in a Castlebar pub.
Posted on September 23, 2012, in Local politics and tagged Castlebar, Council Manager (Ireland), Councillor, Expense, Mayo County Council, Organizations, Planning permission, Wales. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.