Burton triumph to be applauded
Published 06/10/2010 | 05:00
ALTHOUGH I have never been a Labour Party supporter, I feel obliged to express my admiration for the recent achievement of Joan Burton TD.
In a recent TV programme she pointed out that the Republic of Ireland was the only country in Western Europe in which the opposition parties were denied access to the current financial information of the state. The panel and the viewers understood the importance of the matter.
The following day, the Taoiseach announced that, from now on, the opposition parties would have full access to Department of Finance information.