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
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".
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
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
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Broadcast - 03/12/2003
Clip Length - 00:04:15
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Broadcast - 03/12/2003
Clip Length - 00:02:33
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Broadcast - 08/12/2003
Clip Length - 00:02:03
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