Civil service 'putting own privileges before State'
Maurice Hayes suggests 'self-inflicted wound' of low status.
We do not get this type of comment very often, we should listen.
Telling it as it is? Or will he be accused of jealousy or getting back at former colleagues.
The article states that he knocks the decison to remove public sector pay "from democratic scrutiny and debate by the elected legislature'' in order to hand it over "to the social partnership, including such bizarre groups as Superiors of Religious Orders''.
What would Dermot McCarthy have to say?