Minister Howlin announces reforms to Ireland’s Public Sector Standards Regime

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on June 18th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin TD, announced today (Thursday 18 June 2015) that the Government has approved the priority drafting of a Bill to provide for a statutory framework governing public sector disclosure of interests and related matters on a consolidated basis …” (more)

[Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, 18 June]

[It appears that these proposals are meant to include the universities: the draft scheme defines “public body” to include “a higher education institution in receipt of public funds”.]

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College bosses to resist further job cuts

Posted in Governance and administration on July 11th, 2011 by steve

“Third-level bosses are set to resist attempts to cut further jobs as figures obtained by the Irish Examiner show that some colleges have already reduced staffing by almost 10% in the last two years …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 11 July]

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