The Deputy leader of Fine Gael says Anglo Irish Bank should be 'handed over' to its creditors in October when the guarantee scheme expires and let them recover what they can.
Richard Bruton's told his party's national conference the Government's plan is to pump 20 billion - or 12,500 euro for every family - into a failed institution.
He also says they'll oppose the 2011 budget which will cut investment and hike taxes, whereas Fine Gael would slash more from the cost of running Government.
Job creation is the focus of the current session of the convention.
Among those speaking on the theme today is Donegal Councillor Barry O'Neill, who is highlighting the potential that tourism has to promiter job creation in Donegal.