A rather odd proposal that the government should become the employer of last resort from Begg.
State may need to become 'employer of last resort' - ICTU chief - RT News
"However he said that ultimately, the State must be willing to contemplate being an employer of last resort through local authorities or social employment."
Building roads to nowhere just like during The Famine? There is an obscenity in people like Begg, a former board member of the Central Bank if I recall correctly, living off the fat of the land while ordinary people struggle to survive.