Karl Brophy: Fine Gael comrades make a left turn
Party tries to cover all bases to replace FF as permanent party of government
Here’s a quick political pop quiz question to ponder before the start of the election campaign:
When the manifestos are revealed, which of the left-wing parties will pledge to take large amounts of money from taxpayers and transfer it directly to the low-paid as a wage top-up?
This radical proposal will use exchequer funds to increase the hourly pay of minimum wage earners by almost 30pc.
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