Editorial: Caution must be the government’s watchword for this pivotal budget
With the cost of living rising, Budget 2022 has to continue the strategy of supportive public spending while simultaneously making sure the national debt doesn’t balloon to unsustainable levels
This time last year, the government was facing one of the most uncertain budgets in history due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A year on, 90 per cent of the country’s adults have been vaccinated, most of the economy has reopened, and the number of Covid-19 infections is starting to slowly decline.
However, Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, and Michael McGrath, the Minister for Public Expenditure, still face a challenge in putting together Budget...
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