After weeks and weeks of denying there would be the need for a supplementary budget for health arising from cost overruns in the dept of health, this afternoon Brendan Howlin announced in the Dail it will most likely have to happen.
The opposition made plenty of noises about this but Reilly was having none of it. Well it seems he is not managing his portfolio too well, he ain't balancing the books.
Bryan Dobson @bryansixone
The Business Post @BizPostBrendan Howlin tells Dail a supplementary budget likely to cover cost overruns in Dep't of Health.
Breaking: Brendan Howlin says supplementary estimate needed for Dept of Health. Story to follow.