"It Will Work and the Government Will Ensure That It will".

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Charlie McCreevy's decentralisation announcement keeps the budget in the headlines. Five days after the budget, the Minister assures his critics that the notion is not rocket science and that the Government will ensure that it works.

  • Title
    "This Is Not Rocket Science"
  • 1st Broadcast
    08/12/2003
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:03
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    RTÉ News at One
  • Clip title
    "It Will Work and the Government Will Ensure That It will".
  • Extended description

    Charlie McCreevy's decentralisation announcement keeps the budget in the headlines. Five days after the budget, the Minister assures his critics that the notion is not rocket science and that the Government will ensure that it works.

    McCreevy described decentralisation as "quite a simple thing to do". He continues by saying "it will work and the government will ensure that it will".

  • Information

    A RTÉ News at One report featuring Charlie McCreevy defending plans for decentralisation.

    The image accompanying this clip shows Fianna Fáil Minister for Finance Charlie McCreevy delivering his budget speech in Dail Eireann on 3 December, 2003.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, 2004, Budget, Charlie McCreevy, Decentralisation, Politics, Economics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    2003
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    RCD/081203
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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