Public Expenditure and Reform, Secretary General Robert Watt
Irish Tax Payer writes:
The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has set a new pay rate of €292,000 for the position of secretary general of the Department of Health.
The current Civil Service salary regulations set the the highest grade at €211,000 so this new rate represents a 40% pay increase.
The current head of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform who set and approved this salary increase is… Robert Watt.
It is widely reported that the top job at the Department of Health will go to…wait for it….Robert Watt.
Conflict of interest?