Poll reveals voter anger over budget

Voters disagree with the government’s budget plans and favour higher taxes for households earning more than €100,000 over cuts in spending on health, welfare and education.

21st November, 2009

Voters disagree with the government’s budget plans and favour higher taxes for households earning more than €100,000 over cuts in spending on health, welfare and education.

The finding is revealed in the latest Red C/Sunday Business Post tracking poll, which also shows significant support among a majority of voters for a cut to public sector pay. The poll finds that two thirds of voters blame the government for the recession, and fewer than...

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