McGrath says internal FF bickering hurts party’s prospects

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform urged FF’s TDs to get behind embattled leader Micheál Martin

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
8th November, 2020
McGrath says internal FF bickering hurts party’s prospects
Michael McGrath, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, said that while he understands many backbenchers hold ambitions of high office themselves, this shouldn’t distract Fianna Fáil from its job in government. Photo: Barry Cronin

Quarrelling Fianna Fáil backbenchers risk turning the public off the party and undermining its chances of returning to government, Michael McGrath has warned.

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said that while he understands many backbenchers hold ambitions of high office themselves, this shouldn’t distract the party from its job in government.

McGrath made his comments in an interview with the Business Post only hours before a number of TDs...

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