Public don’t want tax cuts at expense of public services, poll reveals

The latest survey by the Business Post and Red C reveals that 52 per cent opposed tax cuts in the budget if it meant less public spending

Leo Varadkar: signalling that tax cuts need to be considered. Picture: Photocall Ireland

Voters are opposed to tax cuts in the forthcoming budget if it would have a knock-on effect on public services, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.

Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste, has been signalling that tax cuts need to be considered, and there is a commitment in the programme for government to review income tax bands and credits.

The latest Business Post/Red C online poll of more than1,000 people found that 52 per cent ...