Budget Leaks Lead To Resignation Of Junior Minister

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Una Claffey reports on leaked budget information that led to junior minister Phil Hogan surprising the Dáil by announcing his resignation from government.

  • Title
    Hogan Announces Resignation
  • 1st Broadcast
    09/02/1995
  • Contributor
    Una Claffey (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:00
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Budget Leaks Lead To Resignation Of Junior Minister
  • Extended description

    Una Claffey reports on leaked budget information that led to junior minister Phil Hogan surprising the Dáil by announcing his resignation from government.

    When an advisor to Junior Finance Minister, Phil Hogan, had faxed financial details to the media, the opposition was enraged.

    As a result the Taoiseach made an apology to the Dáil. Due to continued pressure from Fianna Fail, Phil Hogan announced his resignation.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on the resignation of Phil Hogan following information leaks from the Department of Finance.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, Budget, 1995, Phil Hogan, Rainbow Government, Politics, Economics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1995
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN95/040
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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