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Listen: Taoiseach Forced To Clarify Funding For His €5M Strategic Communications Unit.

: 10/11/2017 - 17:25

The Taoiseach was again today forced to clarify the funding for a new Strategic Communications Unit in his Department.

Leo Varadkar was questioned in the Dail about his claim of cost neutrality for the unit when documents from yesterday's budget showed 5 million in funding allocated.

Mr Varadkar said the money was already being spent elsewhere in the civil service and has simply been pulled together.

However Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin wasn't buying that or the political neutrality of the unit...

18Unit.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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