FF back-bencher admits 'opposition' to Budget cuts

FF back-bencher admits 'opposition' to Budget cuts

A Fianna Fáil back-bencher has said there is "an opposition" within the party over how Wednesday's Budget cuts should be made.

Longford/Westmeath TD Peter Kelly said Fianna Fáil is in overall agreement over cuts being implemented by Finance Minister Brian Lenihan.

However, he said there are deputies in open disagreement with the Cabinet over the amount that should be reduced and some are echoing Labour's call for €5bn in savings.

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