Kenny insists tax cuts will happen in budget despite Brexit fears

Government warned of severe threat to the economy posed by Brexit

23rd December, 2016

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged to press ahead with tax cuts in next year’s budget despite the uncertainty created by Brexit.

There are commitments in the programme for government for further reductions in the universal social charge and more increases in the state pension in line with the cost of living.

But the government has been warned of the severe threat to the economy posed by Brexit by the Fiscal Advisory Council. And...

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