Monday 20 February 2017

Don't blame me, I'm the minister

By SHANE ROSS

Published 23/07/2000 | 00:11

Charlie McCreevy's arrogance in refusing to admit that anything is wrong is breathtaking, says Emer O'Kelly.

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THE Minister for Finance, Charlie McCreevy, said on Tuesday that he's ``not responsible for matters [of finance] outside the Government's control''. Really? Then why did he also claim not so long ago that he's ``paid a handsome salary'' to keep the country's finances on an even keel? Either he's in a position to do the job or he's not.



The Minister's arrogance becomes more breathtaking with every day that passes as we lurch further and faster towards a crisis that may well match the spectacular lows of the 1980s.

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