Cliff Taylor: Spinning the swings and roundabouts of a €1 billion budget

I did smile when I saw a newspaper headline recently which trumpeted a ''€1 billion budget boost for families.

13th July, 2014

I did smile when I saw a newspaper headline recently which trumpeted a ''€1 billion budget boost for families. Due to higher growth and statistical revisions, we might get away with Euro 1 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts in the next budget, rather than the expected €2 billion. I suppose that if you were expecting a big hit to your income and government services, any reduction in the scale of this is, indeed,...

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