Tuesday October 20, 2020

A different spin on the budget

The budget isn’t just a busy time for Brian Cowen and the finance mandarins.

8th December, 2007

The budget isn’t just a busy time for Brian Cowen and the finance mandarins.

There’s an entire public relations industry that gets busy on budget day, cranking out press releases and budget responses, pestering hard-working reporters, welcoming this and regretting that there wasn’t more of that, and so on.

Quite a few of them are paid for by publicly-funded bodies. That is to say, your tax dollars are paying...

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