Wednesday June 3, 2020

A quick guide to the main points of the FF/FG framework document

Here is our guide to the main points of the historic 20-page joint agreement drawn up by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael ahead of a possible coalition

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

15th April, 2020
The Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael joint framework has been signed off by Micheal Martin and Leo Varadkar ahead of potential talks with smaller parties and independents. Picture:

1: The commitment to "balanced regional development" will appeal to rural TDs and those in the Regional Independents group

2: There is a promise to tackle the cost of insurance. No detail is supplied, but Fianna Fáil has previously promised to legislate to force down personal injury costs if new judicial guidelines were not effective.

3: The proposed "National Economic Plan" to involve "employer and employee representatives" is a new form of social partnership to...

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