Public money

A chara, – I read that in excess of €31 million of taxpayers' money was overpaid by the Office of Public Works (OPW) in five property deals over a four-year period (News, November 6th). Rather than investigations, inquiries and rhetoric, can whoever is responsible for expenditure answer why it is acceptable to waste vast amounts of taxpayers' money on an ongoing basis? – Is mise,



Dublin 6.