Reform is key tenet of budget

Brian Cowen delivered an assured budget last week, but the worsening economic climate and the continuing uncertainty over the Taoiseach’s future mean he may face difficult decisions in the months ahead.

8th December, 2007

Brian Cowen delivered an assured budget last week, but the worsening economic climate and the continuing uncertainty over the Taoiseach’s future mean he may face difficult decisions in the months ahead.

Last week, Brian Cowen passed one of the last few remaining tests between him and the leadership of his party and the country, presenting a budget that was generally greeted as economically sensible and strategically clever.

Cowen also gave due notice that...

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