Wednesday 7 December 2016

Government must not fail in its final duty -- to go to the country, and quickly

Taking financial and fiscal policy out of the hands of our incompetent politicans will lead to a brighter future, writes Aengus Fanning

Published 21/11/2010 | 05:00

It is my belief that this is not the beginning of the end, but perhaps it is the end of the beginning. I also believe that things can only get better from here, no matter what the immediate hardships, the pain of which I hope will be fairly distributed through society.

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The taking of large areas of financial and fiscal policy out of the hands of our politicians will, I am convinced, be for the good in the medium term.

The economy will first be stabilised through firm management, and then, when investors are confident that our affairs are properly managed, and place their capital accordingly, growth will resume and there will be a future here for our young people.

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