Friday 28 April 2017

Forget 'new politics' - Budget 2017 will see gloves come off in the Dáil

John Paul Phelan will chair the Committee on Budgetary Oversight
John Paul Phelan will chair the Committee on Budgetary Oversight
John Downing

John Downing

In the meantime, there is the little matter of a Budget for next year, expected to be presented on October 11 next - a mere fortnight after our TDs resume full Dáil sittings on September 27.

Now, how are they going to do all that in so little time?

Well, we can look to the new-broom Committee on Budgetary Oversight, which is due to begin its work in about 10 days time.

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