In a change to the convention, An Taoiseach Jack Lynch, delivered Budget 1970 in the absence of the Minister for Finance, Charles J. Haughey.
- Title Lynch Presents Budget in Absence of Haughey
- 1st Broadcast 22/04/1970
- Clip Duration 00:00:25
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Budget Presented in Absence of Haughey
- Extended description
Minister for Finance Charles J. Haughey was injured in a horse riding accident on the morning of the budget, 22 April 1970. In his place, the Taoiseach, Jack Lynch, delivered a budget that doubled turnover tax and increased the old age pension.
Shortly afterwards, on 6 May 1970, Haughey was sacked as Minister for Finance over the arms crisis.
A RTÉ News report showing Jack Lynch preparing to deliver budget 1970.
This news clip is mute.
- Local keywords Memorable Budgets, Budget, 1970, Charles Haughey, Jack Lynch, Politicis, Economics
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Politics and Economics
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1970
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N112/0070A
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