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Coveney says discussion needed on child benefit

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has said that child benefit is one of the areas that the government needs to discuss before the budget.

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Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney.

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has said that child benefit is one of the areas that the government needs to discuss before the budget.

The government needs to consider prioritising spending for families who need financial support most, he said in an interview with RTÉ. He said that there was a question over whether it was fair that very high-income earners are getting the same supports through child benefit that people who are on low incomes...

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