Debate on VAT on Shoes and Clothes

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Different viewpoints on the announcement of an 18% VAT rate on shoes and clothes.

  • Title
    Budget 82 Studio Debate
  • 1st Broadcast
    27/01/1982
  • Contributor
    Brian Farrell (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:01
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Today Tonight
  • Clip title
    Debate on VAT on Shoes and Clothes
  • Extended description

    Padraigín Ní Mhurchú of the Irish Women Workers' Union and economist John Bristow offer different viewpoints on John Bruton's announcement that there is to be an 18% VAT rate on shoes and clothing.

  • Information

    A 'Today Tonight' studio debate on budget 1982.

    'Today Tonight' was a RTÉ current affairs programme with up-to-the-minute coverage of events at home and abroad. 'Today Tonight' was first broadcast on Monday, 6 October, 1980 and ran for 12 years until 1992.

    Edited by Joe Mulholland, the original presenters included Barry Cowan, Brian Farrell and Olivia O'Leary. 'Today Tonight' aired from Monday to Thursday on RTÉ 1.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, Budget, 1982, Padraigín Ní Mhurchú, John Bristow, VAT, Economics, Politics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1982
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    96D00141
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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