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Haughey, Charles J.

Thursday, 15 December 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 226 Nbr. 5

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Credit Facilities for Farmers.

The Central Bank, with my approval, has just issued new advice to the commercial banks to the effect that an increase in credit during the remainder of this financial year is desirable and practic...More Button

The Agricultural Credit Corporation is also helping to ease the position of farmers affected by the fall in cattle prices. The Corporation is providing special unsecured loans of up to £500 ...More Button

If I find that the funds of the Agricultural Credit Corporation are inadequate to deal with the present volume of applications for short-term loans to farmers who wish to hold over their stock, I w...More Button

The commercial banks are, I think, dealing very sympathetically with the farmers in present circumstances. Furthermore, a range of facilities is being made available by the Agricultural Credit Cor...More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Income Tax Relief for Disabled Persons.

The answer is in the negative. I regret that it would not be feasible to depart from the principle that income tax law must have regard only to the amount of income earned.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - President Kennedy Memorial Hall.

Work on the planning of the Hall is proceeding satisfactorily. A team of architects under the direction of the principal architect of the Office of Public Works is engaged on the work in conjuncti...More Button