People Before Profit TD claims Varadkar guilty of Double Standards on public sector pay
Varadkar supports equal pay for cabinet members but not for teachers
Workers told they must accept poor deal while ministers jockey for position and big pay increases
People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of gross hypocrisy over the treatment of ordinary public servants compared to the treatment of Junior Ministers and in the appointment of Máire Whelan.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stated today in the Dáil that he supported the idea of cabinet members receiving the same pay.
Bríd Smith slammed the statement saying “it is quite breath-taking that a politician that has constantly denied the right of equal pay for equal work for public servants such as teachers can claim that principal for his own cabinet colleagues”.Read more »