Dukes concerned by prospect of 'loose alliances' in Government

Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes has expressed concerns that Ireland could be governed by "loose alliances" after the next General Election.

Dukes concerned by prospect of 'loose alliances' in Government

Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes has expressed concerns that Ireland could be governed by "loose alliances" after the next General Election.

His comments follow an announcement yesterday by Lucinda Creighton, that she and economist Eddie Hobbs, are

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"The line she has chosen, I think, has a lot of dangers in it," said Dukes.

Speculation is also mounting that Independent TD Shane Ross will also form his own political party.

Speaking to Kfm, Mr Dukes says a Dáil with up to three "loose alliances" would be too unpredictable.

"These is, I think, a very understandable degree of disillusionment with the kinds of choices that have been forced on people, and on Governments indeed," he said.

"I don't think that's a reason enough in itself to talk about building loose alliances.

"I wonder what will happen if we have a Dáil that has a minority Government and through loose alliances on the outside, possibly three - it would be very, very unpredictable."

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