Wednesday October 21, 2020

Murphy’s social housing vision looks no different from Coveney’s

He likes rolling up his sleeves in public and making announcements to the media, but Eoghan Murphy is no closer to solving the housing crisis than his predecessor was

15th October, 2017
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy after the budget on Tuesday Pic:

Try as it might, the government was never going to emerge from what was, by common consensus, an uncontroversial budget without its housing plans being heavily criticised. Even as he valiantly defended his plans, Eoghan Murphy knew that this intractable crisis would not be solved by making yet another announcement.

Having already made so many in the short time he has been Minister for Housing, he will know that little changes with a press release...

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