Its being billed as a fair budget so they say.
We must all feel the pain so they say.
We must share the burden so they say.
Well that's everyone except themselves of course! Brendin Howlin confirmed today in the independent that some of the best paid politicians in Europe wont be taking any cuts.
Fair play to them for wearing the green jersey.
Politicians' 'elite' salaries will not be touched in Wednesday's Budget - National News - Independent.ieIRELAND's politicians will retain their status as being among the best-paid political elites in Europe after next week's Budget, writes John Drennan.
Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin confirmed that the salaries of TDs, ministers and the Taoiseach will not be touched. He said the salaries of the Taoiseach, Tanaiste and ministers are €200,000, €184,405 and €169,275 respectively.