Wednesday August 12, 2020

Where the budget axe must fall

Economic performance in high debt countries is poor. The government needs to act decisively in Budget 2010

31st October, 2009

As the country begins counting down to Budget 2010 next month, the omens are not looking good. After a busy few weeks with Lisbon II and the new Programme for Government talks, the government is now focused on issues currently undermining Irish progress and threatening our future - among them the yawning budget imbalance and the associated need to borrow nearly €500 million every week.

Unfortunately, the prospects of passing a budget that contains measures sufficient...

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