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Local politicians clash over Government cost of living measures

Jul 1, 2022 13:07 By Shannonside News
Local politicians clash over Government cost of living measures Local politicians clash over Government cost of living measures
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Deputy Kerrane and Senator Carrigy clashed on the Joe Finnegan Show this morning.

The Government can well afford further cost of living measures according to a local opposition TD.

Roscommon/Galway Sinn Fein TD Claire Kerrane believes better than expected recovery from the Pandemic means there are resources available to enable more financial supports for families in need.

According to Sinn Fein's alternative budget due to be launched soon, the opposition party are calling for an increase in social welfare, the back to school allowance and other cost of living measures.

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Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show Panel this week, Deputy Kerrane believes the Government need to bring forward the budget as a matter of extreme urgency:

Responding to the Sinn Fein TD, local Fine Gael Senator Micheál Carrigy says a close look at the opposition party's proposals will show them as unworkable.

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