The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central, Paschal Donohoe, said today (Thursday) that Fianna Fáil must explain what projects in the Government’s Capital Plan they would cancel to allow for an additional €4.3 billion spending on projects they want progressed.
FF must explain what capital projects they would cancel to fund an additional €4.3bn spending – Donohoe
Fine Gael Senator for Kerry and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan, has called for an urgent discussion on the definition of public service broadcasting and on the payment of 2% of licence fees to RTÉ.
Fine Gael Senator for Kerry and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan, speaking in the Seanad, highlighted some important issues for farmers ahead of the upcoming budget.
“If Fianna Fáil is so dissatisfied with the Capital Investment Plan announced yesterday (Tuesday), they should outline which projects they would like to omit”, says Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Patrick O’Donovan.
“Fianna Fáil’s assessment of the Capital Investment Plan as “long on aspiration and short on detail” is symptomatic of their failure to understand and appreciate the detail of the Plan”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell.
€27 billion, six year, Capital Investment Plan announced today which will see major investment in Garda resources, the courts and a new forensic laboratory.
€27bn six year capital investment plan to secure the recovery
This €27 billion investment plan for Ireland is essential to restore all the jobs lost in the recession by 2018 and to get unemployment down to 6% by 2020.
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the announcement of a new metro link between Dublin city centre, the Airport and Swords under today’s €27bn Capital Investment Plan is great news.
Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has said that the inclusion of funding for the Slane By-Pass under today’s Capital Investment Plan is great news.