Saturday 17 November 2018

Letters to the Editor: 'Labour needs to ask for forgiveness for the pain it pushed on to its voters'

Under fire: Spokesperson on health Alan Kelly with party leader Brendan Howlin at Labour’s conference in Dublin. Photo: PA Wire
Under fire: Spokesperson on health Alan Kelly with party leader Brendan Howlin at Labour’s conference in Dublin. Photo: PA Wire
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Reading your reports on the Labour Party conference, it was breathtaking to see that a major plank of its new manifesto is to create an Economic Equality Agency, which would try to "understand the causes of poverty and disadvantage".

The notion that those in the Labour Party do not know what it is that creates poverty, distributive injustice, is just not plausible.

It is clear Labour is still trying to create a narrative that muddies the waters regarding its own behaviour when in power.

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