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Budget reaction: interpretations of #Budget2015 by lobbyists and interest groups

Reaction to Budget 2015 from a cross-section of industry bodies proved more temperate and, broadly, more positive, than reaction from the opposition parties, reports Siobhan Brett.

14th October, 2014
Budget 2015 reaction

Although many of the measures announced in today’s budget were met with excited chagrin by opposition parties, reactions from a cross-section of industry bodies proved more temperate and, broadly, more positive.

SIMI welcomed the decision not to increase any motor tax, understandably, which it said carried “a strong message that the Irish economy has now moved out of the austerity period”.

“Over the past 10 months, increased motor sales delivered 783...

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