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Top Corporate Managers' Pay in the Modern Fire Service...not bad for some!

Reader’s may ask themselves a question. Where has the car user scheme allowance of £6,000 p.a. gone? Has it been absorbed into pay so, we presume, it becomes pensionable?   32 more words


Our long term economic madness

In May the Conservative Party portrayed the election as a choice between Tory competence and Labour chaos. Labour’s spending and borrowing compared to the Conservative “long term economic plan”. 574 more words


How the Greek Deal Could Destroy the Euro - Shahin Vallee - op-ed - The New York Times

This is an outstanding article by Shahin Valee, published as an op-ed in the NYT. The senior economist is a former advisor to the French economy minister and the president of the European Council. 258 more words


Cad atá le déanamh againn anois? Where do we go from here?

Gaeilge (English version follows after the Irish version)

B’fhéidir gur rinneadh trácht ar seo le déanaí ach ní fhaca-sa é. An tseachtain seo caite, do chaith mé roinnt ama ag faire a gcuid fianaise á thabhairt uathu ag na huaisle Enda Kenny, Pat Rabbitte, Joan Burton, Bertie Ahern, et al.,ós comhair an Choiste Dála. 1,779 more words