Deputy Pearse Doherty calls on Government to oppose Richie Boucher pay hike

RichieBoucher_largeThe Government will not oppose a fresh pay hike for €800,000 a year Bank of Ireland chief Richie Boucher.

The Bank of Ireland AGM takes place this morning at which Richie Boucher's salary is expected to be approved.

Five Labour TDs have asked Minister Michael Noonan to represent the state's 15 per cent shareholding in the bank and vote against the package - but the Government has rejected the call..

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson and Donegal South West Deputy, Pearse Doherty, has welcomed the move by the Labour Deputies....