Cabinet minister for capital may be better than mayor: Dublin Chamber

Stephen O’Leary, Dublin Chamber’s president, will also call for cuts to capital gains tax rate and for higher density residential development

Stephen O’Leary, Dublin Chamber president: “It may well be that a cabinet minister with oversight of the Dublin metropolitan region might be a more effective way to join the dots and make the city work better“

A dedicated cabinet minister for Dublin would be a better option than an elected Dublin mayor, the president of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce will say in a speech this evening.

Stephen O’Leary, in a speech to be delivered to more than a thousand business representatives at the Dublin Chamber’s annual dinner on Thursday, will also advocate for the capital gains tax rate to be cut to 20 per cent, but only for “indigenous unquoted ...