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Let TDs vote freely on Budget

Published 04/12/2011 | 05:00

Sir --Since a TD is a representative of the people wouldn't it be a magnanimous demonstration of the true spirit of democracy if the whip is relinquished, for the occasion, and each 'servant of the people' is granted the privilege of voting, as conscience dictates, on either the acceptance, or rejection of the Budget presented to the nation on Tuesday, December 6.

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Patrick Murray,

Dundrum, Dublin 14

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