Mica scheme cannot ignore taxpayers’ interests – Varadkar

The Tanaiste says the government is looking for an equitable scheme to address issues of mica, but says they cannot lose sight of the fact that ultimately it is taxpayers who will foot the bill.

Leo Varadkar's comments come after Donegal County Council's Mica Redress Committee endorsed the position paper presented by the Donegal representatives on the Defective Blocks Working Group last Friday evening.

Mr Varadkar was speaking to reporters in Dublin this afternoon......