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"This is just a token exercise, lip service to make it look like the government cares!"

Extending current fuel rebates beyond budget day, another round of the €200 energy credit, and an autumn welfare bonus will all be part of the €6.7bn budget package that is some of what has today been found out is in the summer economic statement....

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16.10 4 Jul 2022


"This is just a token exercise, lip service to make it look like the government cares!"


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Extending current fuel rebates beyond budget day, another round of the €200 energy credit, and an autumn welfare bonus will all be part of the €6.7bn budget package that is some of what has today been found out is in the summer economic statement. Ossain Smyth, Minister of State at the department of Public Expenditure and reform, joined Ged Nash, Labour party’s finance spokesperson, and Emmett to share their reaction to what is known so far about the statement.


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