Statement expected in the coming days on CRC salary top ups

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The Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) is expected to make a statement in the coming days on the extent of salary top-ups taking place at the facility.
Yesterday the Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore said questions in relation to the use of charity money to supplement senior executives pay packets needed answering.
“The board of the CRC have to provide answers. That’s what we have to see in the short-term” he said.
“What the HSE has asked each of the agencies to do is provide answers and explanations. That’s the first thing we need to see from them”.
A board member of the CRC, former Fianna Fail Minister Vincent Brady, has rejected calls from the Education Minister Ruairi Quinn for the board to resign, saying they did not sanction the payments.
Industry Correspondent with the Irish Times is Martin Wall.
“He basically throws the accusations back at the government who are basically playing politics with the situation” he said.
“He was suggesting that government…had breached the pay rate cap for their own advisors in past”.
“Again, that’s a bit of political mud-throwing that’s going on in relation to it” he added.


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