Irish Government Reaction to UK Budget

The Irish Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe, has made a couple of comments in response to the UK Budget announcement.  From the iol report The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation Batt O’Keeffe has said he is confident Ireland will not suffer from a reduction in the UK’s corporation tax. The rate is to be cut by 1% next year from 28% – and by a further 1% each year afterwards until its falls to 24%. However, …

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Northern Ireland Budget Day Live Blog

Budget Day for Northern Ireland Okay, I’m starting this early so people can get into some of the reporting on the UK budget early. I’m in and out of Slugger Central all day, but the focus will unapologetically on how it affects Northern Ireland. That’s a job not just for reporting the bullet points of a speech but the unravelling of detail… So I hope to keep this one open for the next 24 hours… Mick FealtyMick is founding editor …

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