Speaking on RTÉ Morning Ireland following yesterday’s Exchequer figures which showed a tax shortfall this year of 8bn, he said that a reduction in our living standards is required [in Ireland]. However, Minister Lenihan said he does not believe that there will be a mini-Budget in the spring and that there is ‘little scope’ for tax increases next year. He said there will be further cuts in Government spending once a full picture of tax intake is available at the end of the year.
Living History 1968-74
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