Tax cuts take centre stage

The Progressive Democrats will demand a ‘‘substantial middle class tax cut’’, says party leader Michael McDowell.

28th October, 2006

The Progressive Democrats will demand a ‘‘substantial middle class tax cut’’, says party leader Michael McDowell. ‘‘Taxes are down and under Labour they will stay down,” says Pat Rabbitte, although McDowell’s tax cuts would be ‘‘selfish’’.

The failure of the present government is evidenced by its ‘‘inability to find room for any tax reductions at a time of very high growth,” says...

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