Reduce health budget and staff pay will fall, Varadkar warned Howlin
Fine Gael minister Leo Varadkar threatened that pay cuts for health staff would be needed if his budget was cut by 5 per cent.
Documents obtained by The Sunday Business Post show that he sent a strongly worded letter in his previous role as minister for health to former public expenditure minister Brendan Howlin.
Varadkar told Howlin that it would be necessary to re-open negotiations with trade unions if there were more cuts to his €13...
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