Sean Whelan: Deficit imposters line up for termination

But there’s one defecit the government wants to keep

10th January, 2016

So the end of the deficit is in sight, getting closer all the time, according to the government – especially after last week’s sparkling exchequer returns. The trouble is, there are three imposters all claiming to be the deficit – and the authorities have sanctioned different dates for their elimination!

First up for a bullet in the head is the exchequer deficit – already a dead man walking, if Brendan Howlin is to...

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