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Your Say

Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal?

Michael Noonan’s in Europe today, trying to persuade EU leaders to see things our way. What do you think he should do?

IT’S REPORTED today that Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy are “not happy” about Enda Kenny’s refusal to give in on the corporation tax issue in order to secure a better deal on the bailout. One report even claims that the Irish are once again being seen as the “bad boys and girls of Europe”.

As Finance Minister Michael Noonan begins talks with the EU authorities including Olli Rehn, we want to know what approach you think he should take.

Should he:

Poll Results:

Refuse- even if it means no deal (863)
Threaten to drop corporation tax (342)
Try to strike a compromise (227)
Agree to raise corporation tax (61)