Pat Rabbitte: Coveney plan faces acid test of execution
Rebuilding Ireland Report is Coveney’s costly application for a job that does not yet exist
‘A Thatcherite charter for developers” was the verdict of the Trotskyite TDs on ‘Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness’. Poor Simon Coveney. Simon had bust a gut to meet his self-imposed 100-day deadline to produce the latest government plan to address the housing emergency, only to find his handiwork dismissed in a single pithy, contemptuous phrase.
The minister knows that it matters not a whit what is contained...
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