Government to dismiss ESRI call to postpone infrastructure projects
The government will dismiss a call from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) to postpone the start of some major infrastructural projects under the new National Development Plan.
Instead it will vow to press ahead as quickly as possible with spending in its plan for the next seven years, to be published in January, which is likely to involve a commitment of more than €70 billion in exchequer funds.
In a major report on state investment spending, to be published tomorrow, the ESRI will say that state spending under the national development programme has delivered a significant economic return and that spending on...
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