Adding the numbers in €184bn plan

How can you unveil a National Development Plan (NDP) that is worth multiples of previous programmes and still only increase annual state investment in the economy by a relatively small amount, from about 5 per cent of GNP to 5.5 per cent?

27th January, 2007

How can you unveil a National Development Plan (NDP) that is worth multiples of previous programmes and still only increase annual state investment in the economy by a relatively small amount, from about 5 per cent of GNP to 5.5 per cent?

Confused about the government’s €184 billion national development plan? Hardly surprising really, when the approach taken this time is different from any of the previous plans.

In rough terms, the plan includes almost...

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