Budget 2020: What they said: the reaction to Budget 2020

A selection of leading voices in Irish business and elsewhere give their thoughts on the budget that Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe unveiled last Tuesday

13th October, 2019

Danny McCoy, chief executive of Ibec

“The government has, in our view, struck the right balance by focusing available resources on those measures which can help insulate the economy from external shocks by investing in critical infrastructure, preparing for Brexit, and improving supports for SMEs. A further €900 million in spending on public infrastructure in 2020 will see a cumulative €5 billion increase in annual public capital spending over the last five years....

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