FF planned €270m in Garda cuts, says Shatter

Fianna Fáil planned extensive cuts to the Garda fleet, equipment and transport systems under its national recovery plan.

3rd February, 2013
Alan Shatter: criticised Fianna Fáil's 'brass neck'.

Fianna Fáil planned extensive cuts to the Garda fleet, equipment and transport systems under its national recovery plan. It also promised an overhaul of Garda management and millions in savings on overtime, allowances and travel costs.

This is despite the party leading the opposition charge in condemning last week's closure of 95 Garda stations, ordered by justice minister Alan Shatter.

In the Dáil last week, Shatter robustly criticised Fianna Fáil's "brass neck" and said...

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