Regan, Eugene

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 205 Nbr. 9

Order of Business

When we are looking for consensus in this House the one important thing is that we do not get lectures from the Government benches on the economy and the public finances because it is the Governmen...More Button

It should be acknowledged that a fair measure of consensus has been reached to date. There is acceptance on the need to reduce the budget deficit to 3% by 2014. There is agreement also on the fro...More Button

The other area of consensus is that the budget deficit would be below 10% in 2011.More Button

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The Government’s view is that the balance between expenditure cuts and taxation increases should be 3:1. A fair measure of consensus on the broad parameters would allow us to give some indic...More Button

It is the Green Party’s definition.More Button