Donegal County Council accused of using cheap labour to replace staff

gatewayDonegal County Council is being accused of using cheap labour to replace staff.

Sinn Fein Cllr Mick Quinn was speaking after it emerged that a number of people taken on under the Gateway scheme have been involved in road works in the Stranorlar area.

Deputy Thomas Pringle said yesterday that the work would have been usually done by people who had previously lost their jobs and is contrary to the rules of the scheme.

Cllr Quinn, who has opposed Gateway in the chamber from day one says people are being forced onto this scheme...