Tuesday 12 December 2017

It may be a 'matter for the Taoiseach' but Phil Hogan is tipped to be an EU Commissioner

Hogan happy to compare himself to FF bruiser Neil T Blaney

Neil Blaney, Fianna Fail TD and government minister
Neil Blaney, Fianna Fail TD and government minister
John Downing

John Downing

IS the man who delivered the property tax and water charges now about to leave the country to be an EU Commissioner? "That is a matter for the Taoiseach," comes the stock answer from Environment Minister Phil Hogan.

If the Taoiseach offered him the job would he take it?

"If the Taoiseach offers me the appointment – I'll consider it," he parries again.

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