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A protestor bangs a tin cup outside Leinster House on Budget Day last year
A protestor bangs a tin cup outside Leinster House on Budget Day last year
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Poll: Are you worried about December’s Budget?

Pat Rabbitte has been dropping ominous warnings about the pain contained in Budget 2012 – but is it too early for us to be getting anxious.
Sep 12th 2011, 3:20 PM 3,700 89

ENERGY MINISTER PAT Rabbitte said today that Budget 2012, due at the beginning of December, is to be an “extremely painful” one.

He warned that there was little left in terms of “low-hanging fruit” for the Government to cut in order to achieve the €3.6bn in savings it needs to fulfill its debt reduction.

Are you starting to worry about the December Budget? Have your say:


Poll Results:

Yes, I'm dreading it (971)
Yes, but I'm trying not to let it take over my life (923)
No (214)
Hadn't thought about it but I am now... (184)




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