Government to seek € 2 billion in austerity cuts

May 27, 2021 0 Comments

first_img The government has confirmed it will seek 2 billion euro of tax hikes and spending cuts in the next Budget.It’s published an update on the Irish economy to be sent to the EU, which includes 1.3 billion euro in spending cuts and 700 million euro in tax hikes.The document comes only days after the E-S-R-I suggested the government could meet its EU targets without any new taxes at all.However the door is left open for the government to change its mind, saying the final decision will be made closer to Budget day.The opposition says the new document marks a u-turn from the government, which had previously discussed the prospect of cutting taxes on middle-income families.Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty says people cannot put up with any more austerity:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – April 16, 2014 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton center_img Facebook Government to seek € 2 billion in austerity cuts Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Google+ Previous articleCllr McGowan calls for land drainage committees to be re-establishedNext articleCllr Padraig O’Doherty to now run as an independent in local elections News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ Pinterestlast_img read more