From top: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching his ‘Welfare Cheats Cheat Us All’ campaign, when he was Minister for Social Protection in May 2017; the Public Accounts Committee this morning; Secretary General of the Department of Employment Social Protection John McKeon at the PAC

This morning.

At a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee.

Officials from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection fielded questions from the committee in light of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s 2016 report’s findings on social welfare payments, overpayments and schemes.

The officials included Secretary General of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection John McKeon, above.

And how is the meeting going?


Previously: The Real Figure Stands At €41million

9 thoughts on “A ‘Mistake’

  1. dav

    How was it a mistake? It showed leo’s hatred of those who claim welfare for all to see and explains his government unwillingness to help with the homelessness crisis.

    1. realPolithicks

      Don’t hold your breath waiting for an apology, no doubt his PR unit are looking for a way to spin this as we speak.

  2. GiggidyGoo

    Has Zappone changed her route to the Dail yet? TD cheats cheat us all.
    Has Doherty paid back the illegal allowance yet?


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