Former Fine Gael Councillor Keith Redmond and Renua leader Lucinda Creighton at Leinster House this morning
Via Hibernia Forum:
The Councillor for Fine Gael in Fingal Country Council, Keith Redmond is to leave the Government party to join Renua.
Redmond is also a founder and director the liberal economic think-tank, Hibernia Forum, is fed up by the ‘nanny state tendencies’ of an increasingly centrist and ‘big State’ Fine Gael party, as well as the governing party’s lack of support for small business culture and prudent public spending.
Renua’s announcement of a Flat Tax system as a central part of its economic policy finally triggered the move away from Fine Gael is also a aim and ambition of the Hibernia Forum.