Increasingly likely that Councillors will reject Budget for 2012

There is an increasing chance that Donegal County Councillors will reject the County Manager's budget for 2012 when they meet to adopt it tomorrow.

Sinn Fein is still deciding whether or not or support the budget which sets out the council's spending for next year. It is understood that Fianna Fail, Fine Gael Labour and the Independents are also mulling over the details.

Sinn Fein Councillor Mick Quinn says his party has some serious concerns with the proposals, not least the fact that commercial rates look to be maintained at their current levels.

Councillor Quinn says the party's gripe is not with the county manager, but with the constraints put on him by central government:

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