Monday September 21, 2020

Editorial view: New government cannot hide behind reviews and commissions

The country needs a strong administration to deal with the scale of the economic and health crisis

21st June, 2020
Here is no clear pathway on what is going to happen to the temporary wage subsidy scheme or the Covid-19 unemployment payments

After five weeks of negotiations, the country finally has a draft programme for government. Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Greens have produced a document calculated to ensure that enough of their members will back it when the vote results are announced on Friday.

It is welcome that a clear commitment has been made to a July stimulus package, followed up by a National Recovery Plan in October alongside the budget. And there...

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