A NEW CONTRACT
The McCarthy report comes in two volumes. Volume 1 provides the broad brush strokes,
Volume 2 the details as to how €5.3bn of flab can be cut from the Irish public
sector in a full year.
The McCarthy team found good reason to scrutinise the €6bn
annual expenditure of the Irish school system. It discovered surprising work
practices and a plethora of special payments made to teachers that are unique
As a result annual savings amounting to a substantial €425 million were
identified. Teacher unions reacted predictably and trotted out their … Continue reading...