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#excessive deficit procedure

# excessive-deficit-procedure - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Spending watchdog tells Government to stick to €2 billion austerity target
# STICK TO IT
# STICK TO IT

Spending watchdog tells Government to stick to €2 billion austerity target

Jun 17th 2014, 6:15 AM 4,352 Views 21 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council is urging the government to stick to this year’s target, but promising an easing off of austerity next year.

# excessive-deficit-procedure - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Fiscal council finds 'wiggle room' on Budget targets - but wants full cuts
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Fiscal council finds 'wiggle room' on Budget targets - but wants full cuts

Apr 10th 2013, 1:24 PM 6,979 Views 98 Comments

The Fiscal Advisory Council recommends sticking to plans for another €5.1bn in cuts over two years – even though we’re on course to be well ahead of the EU’s deficit targets.

# excessive-deficit-procedure - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Spain 'will ask for an extra year to meet EU's budget targets'
# Spain
# Spain

Spain 'will ask for an extra year to meet EU's budget targets'

Apr 2nd 2013, 2:03 PM 3,622 Views 8 Comments

A source tells AFP that Spain will ask for the same concession that was given to Ireland – an extra year to meet deadlines.

# excessive-deficit-procedure - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Ireland could be given extra time to meet deficit deadline
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Ireland could be given extra time to meet deficit deadline

Feb 13th 2013, 8:16 PM 32,691 Views 22 Comments

Olli Rehn has written to EU ministers indicating an openness to delaying austerity measures on a case-by-case basis.

# excessive-deficit-procedure - Friday 27 July, 2012

Explainer: Why is Spain under so much financial pressure?
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Explainer: Why is Spain under so much financial pressure?

Jul 27th 2012, 6:24 PM 3,025 Views 4 Comments

The cost of borrowing for Spain keeps getting higher – fuelling rumours of needing a full-on bailout.