Time for smaller parties to put framework to test
FF/FG document lacks specifics because it must leave room for manoeuvre in government formation talks
It took 63 days for a government to be formed after the 2016 general election. Today marks the 71st day since the general election on February 8 last. All the signs are that it could take more than 100 days for a new government to be formed.
The 24-page framework document produced by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael has been criticised by some of the smaller parties for lacking specifics and detailed costings.
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