Tuesday March 31, 2020

Taoiseach promises tax cuts for working families and extra public sector jobs

Kenny also vows to scrap crippling USC charge in bid to woo voters

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

23rd January, 2016
Promise? Pic: RollingNews.ie

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has promised tax cuts worth €1,750 to working families if re-elected to government.

And in an attempt to target public sector votes, he said that his party would hire 10,000 extra Gardaí, teachers, doctors, nurses and other front-line staff by 2021.

Kenny kicked off Fine Gael’s general election campaign by emphasising the commitment to abolish the €4 billion annual universal social charge (USC) over the coming five years.

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