Political Notebook: FG happy to let Labour take on the unions

Fine Gael have gone quiet about the Croke Park Agreement lately, writes Pat Leahy.

28th April, 2012

A few months ago, Fine Gael TDs were queuing up to tell anyone who would listen that the Croke Park Agreement would have to be reviewed, rewritten or dumped altogether. They were happy, on the record, to use words such as "unsustainable", "no longer viable" and "difficult to stomach" about the agreement.

One Fine Gael senator reported that a survey of local representatives found two-thirds of Fine Gael and Labour councillors were in favour of...

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