Programme for Government needs to change, says Labour chief whip

The Programme for Government should be renegotiated rather than reviewed, Labour Chief Whip Emmet Stagg said today.

Programme for Government needs to change, says Labour chief whip

The Programme for Government should be renegotiated rather than reviewed, Labour Chief Whip Emmet Stagg said today.

His comments come after the party's

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Speaking to Kfm, Deputy Stagg said that a policy change is needed and that a review of the Programme for Government would not go far enough.

"I'd go maybe a bit further," said Deputy Stagg. "I think it's now time to renegotiate the Programme for Government we're halfway through.

"I would say something stronger than reviewed. I think the Labour Party should be insisting on a stronger emphasis on policies that are labour Party policies within that programme with Fine Gael."

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