Tuesday August 11, 2020

Ministers consider tax and cuts ‘menu’

The government is today considering a range of cutbacks and spending options as it seeks to agree a package of measures for the April 7 budget.

21st March, 2009

The government is today considering a range of cutbacks and spending options as it seeks to agree a package of measures for the April 7 budget.

Each government department has been provided with a ‘menu’ of possible cutbacks from its departmental vote, which the government will discuss today. However, it is believed that many ministers are resisting some of the choices that the Department of Finance has proposed, and the government may find it difficult to...

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