Public Accounts Committee looking at army border payments

first_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By News Highland – October 18, 2012 News Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North center_img Public Accounts Committee looking at army border payments Special payments to soldiers for serving in border areas will be high on the agenda when the Public Accounts Committee meets to discuss allowances paid to the defence forces. A large proportion of the border duty allowance is paid to soldiers serving in Finner Camp in South Donegal.At present, 65 different allowances are currently paid to Defence Forces Personnel and the annual cost of these allowances is 98.9-million euro.PAC Chairman John McGuinness says 11 of these allowances have been identified for early elimination, and the border duty allowance will be one of the first looked at………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/pac8301.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleShatter and Doherty debate garda station closures in DailNext articleTwo in court after garda car ramming News Highland WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Pinterest Pinterest WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img