Wednesday, 7 December 2005
Financial Resolution No. 4: Income Tax.
Pat Rabbitte (Dublin South West, Labour)
It is still very generous. As the Tánaiste said it will not have an impact on many people. Quite a number of years ago we first learned that it was possible to get £2,300 per day for a tribunal that we did not expect to last for approximately ten years. The then chairman of the Bar Library, a highly-respected figure, appeared on the "Prime Time" programme to defend these inordinately high earnings.