Ministers get down to budget business
This week, the cabinet will consider the budget strategy memo produced by the Department of Finance and circulated to ministers this weekend, writes Pat Leahy
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) report and the Economic and Social Research Institute’s (ESRI) quarterly assessment of the economy have simply underlined the fiscal straitjacket that the government is in.
This week, the cabinet will consider the budget strategy memo produced by the Department of Finance and circulated to ministers this weekend as a sort of formal beginning to the process of deciding next year’s budget.
Though there have been significant...
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