Higgins will repay expenses if independent legal advice backs Oireachtas

first_img Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook By News Highland – July 5, 2012 Pinterest Pinterest Higgins will repay expenses if independent legal advice backs Oireachtas WhatsApp Twitter Google+center_img Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Google+ Previous articleDerry couple in court on child cruelty chargesNext articleRamsey appointed to executive of new North South Parliamentary Body News Highland Deputy Joe Higgins says he will pay back money he claimed for travel during the anti-household charge campaign, if independent legal advice says he wasn’t entitled to it.The Socialist Party TD has criticised a statement from the Oireachtas Service last night, which claimed their legal advice showed deputies can only claim for travel in their own constituency, and between their home and the Dáil.Deputy Higgins has published details of his travel expenses claims from January to June this year, including 72 euro for travel to Donegal. He says he was legitimately providing the voice of opposition to an austerity agenda, on a national level………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/jhigs830.mp3[/podcast] 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republiclast_img read more