'What’s the point of a glossy summer economic statement?'

'What’s the point of a glossy summer economic statement?'
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Paschal Donohoe today turned not answering questions into an art form, writes Hugh O'Connell

Paschal Donohoe skilfully swerved questions about what the public might expect in the budget later this year as he unveiled the summer economic statement today.

The Minister for both Finance and Public Expenditure turned not answering questions into an art form as he refused to be drawn on what sort of practical impact October’s announcement will have on people’s pockets and their lives. These are all decisions that will be made closer to the...

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