Simon Harris - Back to basics: ‘This is the moment for Fine Gael to reset’

New Taoiseach vows to prioritise business, law & order and farming in his inaugural speech as party leader

Simon Harris: ‘It means security for individuals and for families. Security for people to buy their own homes. The security of care for people when they need it most.’ Picture: Collins

Taoiseach-in-waiting Simon Harris will look to ‘reset’ his party’s stance on business and enterprise as one of four key priorities, as he prepares to take the reins of the Fine Gael party on Sunday.

The Wicklow TD is expected to be elected leader of Fine Gael after ballots close this afternoon clearing the way for him to be appointed the country’s youngest ever taoiseach on April 9 after the Dáil Easter recess.

In a speech ...