Credit: an urgent solution is needed
Willie O'Dea advocates the immediate release of pension funds to business owners
According to all the reports, the Labour Party had an enjoyable conference in Galway last weekend. Given the party's standing in the polls and the popularity of its leader, its members are perfectly entitled to enjoy themselves.
Reading the speeches of some of Labour's spokespeople, it is clear that they are determined not to put any of this current popularity at risk by coming up with any alternatives or talking about what they would do if they were now in power.
It was a remarkable choice of priority for the leader of the second opposition party to put forward a constitutional convention as his one big idea.