TAOISEACH ENDA KENNY has said that all ministers in government will be “required to measure up in the national effort and put our country back to work”.
Speaking to the media at the Fine Gael national conference in Limerick today Kenny said that “there will be some good news in the Budget”.
He said that the main framework of the Budget has been approved but that final decisions will not be made “in respect of the details for each individual areas” until tomorrow evening’s Cabinet meeting in Dublin.
Asked about his perceived criticism of Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton during his welcoming speech last night Kenny insisted that he cooperates “very strongly with Minister Burton”:
Asked about the budget for the Department of Health, Kenny acknowledged that there “are demand led pressures in there” but said the detail would be worked out tomorrow:
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