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Howlin and O'Connor turn up heat on second Croke Park deal

The government will discuss across-the-board pay cuts in the public service if the extension to the Croke Park agreement is rejected by unions.

17th March, 2013
Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure.

The government will discuss across-the-board pay cuts in the public service if the extension to the Croke Park agreement is rejected by unions.

Writing in today's *Sunday Business Post*, Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has confirmed the government's intention to legislate to reduce the public sector pay bill if the deal is rejected.

Though Howlin does not specify how the savings would be achieved, he promises that no across-the-board cuts will be necessary if...

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