UCD Spending on Security Increased by 10% Last Year

Ireland“The College Tribune can reveal that University College Dublin has spent over €1.8 million on private security costs since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following an FOI request by this newspaper, accounts show security expenditure has increased by 10% since 2018/19 with UCD officials citing the ‘unprecedented circumstances’ of COVID-19, ‘a locked-down campus requiring much greater levels of security provision’ and ‘pay rate uplifts’ across the security industry as chief causes of the inflated budget …” (more)

[Rowan Kelleher, College Tribune, 26 February]

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