Tuesday 23 January 2018

Tom Brady: Oversight was obvious from beginning

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

THROUGHOUT the year Justice Minister Alan Shatter has consistently maintained that he was satisfied gardai were getting adequate resources.

He stood over his budget allocation to the force for 2013 despite disturbing indications that there would not be enough cash to pay them up to the end of the year unless there was a massive exodus.

However, he has now been forced to admit that the calculations were wrong and has had to go cap in hand to seek an extra €51m to meet the shortfall.

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