Committee on Finance. - Financial Resolution No. 3—General (Resumed).
I listened yesterday to the speech of the Leader of the Opposition and I could not help admiring the persistence with which he attempted to maintain an impossible position. Last year he tried to make...
An arm-chair blueprint.
The Deputy can refer to my statement last year.
The Deputy can refer to my statement where I dealt with that matter. I am suffering from no loss of memory in that regard.
There were five other items.
Has the Deputy studied the revenue accounts?
I would like to get the quotation.
I would like to get it, because if the Taoiseach said it he should have heard it, too.
I said it this time.
I do not believe I ever said it.
I cannot understand under what circumstances I could have used that phrase.
Seven and three would be ten.
Oh, dear, dear.
When I see a person adding where, obviously, he should subtract, it is very funny.
According to you there was £3,000,000 of revenue knocking about to pay them.
In addition to what? One is expenditure and the other is available revenue.
I have been trying very hard.