Budget 2018 must be framed as the Brexit budget
The budget must react to protect the interests of those affected by a hard Brexit. But for a Brexit budget, you need fiscal space. And that seems to be disappearing
The government and our civil service have played a blinder since before the Brexit vote. As the referendum was announced, a working group was set up within the Department of the Taoiseach to consider the likely impacts of a Leave vote on Ireland and the nation’s best response.
The day after the Brexit vote, as Britain’s political class sat paralysed in shock, waiting for Bank of England governor Mark Carney to save them,...
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