Red C Poll: AAA-PBP close to double-digit territory

Could protest politics be the new ‘new politics’?

30th October, 2016
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BrÍd Smith, Ruth Coppinger, Paul Murphy, and Richard Boyd Barrett of AAA-PBP lead a pro-choice protest outside Leinster House: 2,159 is the number of women who have ordered abortion pills online or travelled to abortion clinics in Britain or Netherlands since the current minority government was elected Pic: Collins

Budget 2017 was aimed at shoring up the support of the new minority government and keeping away the “barbarians at the gates”.

An extra €300 million was chucked in at the death to give €5 welfare increases to all, and there were small cuts in USC on incomes up to €70,000.

But the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll offers the first evidence that the Budget plan is only half-working.

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