Minister says budget choices ‘based on whole of society’

first_imgNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Pinterest Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Minister says budget choices ‘based on whole of society’ Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter Twitter By News Highland – July 10, 2013 center_img Previous articleMan critical after Dublin assaultNext articleAbortion Legisltation: Minister warns Creighton faces long hard road News Highland The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has said the government will make budgetary decisions based on the needs of the whole of society.Brendan Howlin was speaking after the ESRI issued a report which recommends the Government stick to the planned 3.1 billion euro worth of cuts in the October budget.That is despite calls for an easing of austerity by trade unions and employers.Minister Howlin says the government will wait to see the final taxation and expenditure figures later this year before making budgetary decisions.”We have to obviously make decisions in relation to the whole of society, we’ve taken a  huge amount already out of expenditure, we’ve increased taxation – so all these advices are taken into account” he said.”But we want to ensure that – in the round – we have confidence again in our economy, that we have job promotion and job growth” he added. Pinterest Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Facebook WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegallast_img read more

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