There is a Better Way? Is there?

This morning, Sinn Féin launched it’s proposals for, essentially, raising revenues rather than making cuts. While there will be the usual knee-jerk dismissal in many quarters, they have at least published their strategy (which can be read here). Some cuts are being suggested, including a 15% pay cut for Stormont salaries, an end to renumeration of committee chairs plus a pay freeze for higher paid civil servants. Implementing the RPA with the projected cost savings of 400m is also included, …

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