Longford FG councillor critcises Minister Jim Daly’s fuel promise

Longford Fine Gael Councillor Peggy Nolan has joined din the criticism of minister Jim Daly regarding his comments yesterday advising older people not to stint on fuel because they could be reimbursed later.

Councillor Nolan was speaking on the Lets Talk show today where she said she had been in contact with the local authority to try to ensure that heating systems in all council owned properties are checked ahead of the freezing weather rover the coming days.

Asked about Minister Jim Daly’s advice for older people yesterday, Councillor Nolan says he should have known to check with the relevant department before making any such comment.

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She says while she agrees with the Ministers sentiment, he should have known to make sure of his facts beforehand.