FF demands raise spectre of snap election this summer
Fianna Fáil TDs Barry Cowen, Michael McGrath and Timmy Dooley told The Sunday Business Post that the budget will need to be agreed before opening talks on renewing the confidence and supply deal
Senior Fianna Fáil TDs have dismissed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s proposal to begin talks on renewing the confidence and supply deal before October’s budget, increasing the possibility of a snap election this summer.
Fianna Fáil is also demanding the government increase rent subsidies, introduce incentives for landlords and set out a plan to equalise pay for new teachers and other public sector workers in the budget.
The Taoiseach’s spokesman said Varadkar would...
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