‘No political will to do right by Waterford’ – councillor hits out as Budget crisis deepen
Conor D. McGuinness spoke out after a meeting with the Minister of Local Government, Ferrybank-resident John Paul Phelan, failre to secure the €1.3 million needed to plug the hole in the council’s finances.
“I met with the minister last week as part of a cross-party delegation of Waterford Councillors and I challenged John Paul Phelan to address the mess that his Government created,” said Councillor McGuinness.
Councillor McGuinness (pictured below) added: “Government created this crisis and are content to see Waterford take a net cut of €14.5 million over the lifetime of this council. How long can Waterford be expected to bear the brunt of indifference and disdain from Government buildings?