Monday 5 December 2016

Lenihan cowers from tough Budget calls

Published 06/10/2010 | 05:00

If the Finance Minister ever held a conference call with the Irish people, I would like to ask him why he has, to date, cowered away from making tough decisions when such tough decisions are so desperately needed.

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So far, in our emergency, Fianna Fail has cut the pay of a portion of public workers, shrinking from cutting the pay of semi-state workers.

Welfare payments were cut, but not the state old age pension or occupational state pensions.

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