Thursday April 9, 2020

Brendan Howlin: threat of Fine Gael Tory-style cuts

People would be worse off without ‘balancing effect’ of Labour, public expenditure minister warns

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

24th January, 2016
Public expenditure minister Brendan Howlin Pic: Rollingnews

Labour has warned voters that it has to be returned to government to prevent Fine Gael from implementing Tory-style cuts.

The party is upping the ante in advance of its national conference next weekend in an attempt to avoid large seat losses.

In an interview with The Sunday Business Post, public expenditure minister Brendan Howlin warned about the prospect of Fine Gael getting into power without the “balancing effect” of Labour.

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