Fresh doubts cast over government's public sector saving plans

Fresh doubts cast over government's public sector saving plans

There are fresh doubts this morning as to how much savings the government plans to achieve this year within the public sector.

The coalition had stated that €300m needed to be found. However, reports over the weekend suggest that some ministers and TDs are now looking for this figure to be reduced to €250m.

Those reports come as unions continue negotiations today at the Labour Relations Commission on the revised Croke Park deal.


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