White rules out early General Election

White rules out early General Election

Labour Minister Alex White has said the Government will not call an early General Election.

The latest opinion poll shows a surge in support for both government parties, leading to speculation the coalition might want the public to vote soon after October's budget.

Fine Gael are up three points to 28% since July, while Labour have risen by two points bringing them to 10%.

Alex White

“I think it (the election) will be February/March,” said White.

“I have no reason to believe that the Taoiseach and Tánaiste have changed their minds in relation to that. I think parties have to be ready.”

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