Deputy Doherty oulines plans to tackle huge retirement packages

Sinn Féin's calling for the introduction of a special charge to stop civil servants getting massive retirement packages.

It follows revelations that 55 more top civil servants are set to walk away with packages of up to 634,000 euro.

There's been outrage after former Secretary to the Government Dermot McCarthy retired in July on a package worth over 700,000 euro a year.

Sinn Féin Finance spokesman., Domegal Deputy Pearse Doherty says despite the Government saying they can do nothing because of contracts, that's not the case:

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