How to cut $6 billion off the Irish deficit by reducing public sector wages


Total savings $15.2 (€11.1m)

12. Abolish consultancy costs

This year  the government will spend  $74m (€53m) on private consultancy costs not including the $43m (€31m) they have allocated for advice on the banking crisis alone.

Total saving $117m (€84m)

Over potential savings $5.349 bn-$6.033 (€3.825bn–€4.314bn)