Midlands Junior Minister Apologises For Comments On 'Shopping Around'

He's been accused of being out of touch.

A midlands junior minister has apologised for saying people should shop around instead of complaining about the cost of living.

Seán Fleming said people could save a lot of money if they made the effort.

However, his comments were criticised by opposition parties who accused him of being out of touch.

In a statement issued late last night, the Laois-Offaly Fianna Fáil TD said implying people shouldn't complain wasn't his intention.


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