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

19th April, 2020
Time for smaller parties to put framework to test
The Green Party wants to see emissions reduced by 7 per cent which is more than double the current target in the climate action plan.

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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