Difficult And Unpalatable Decisions

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The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, announced details of almost €1.4bn in spending cuts for next year and described the decisions made by government as "difficult" and "unpalatable".

  • Title
    Budget 2012 Minister Brendan Howlin's Speech
  • 1st Broadcast
    05/12/2011
  • Contributor
    David Davin Power (Reporter)
    Brian Dobson (Newsreader)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:20
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Difficult And Unpalatable Decisions
  • Extended description

    The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, announced details of almost €1.4bn in spending cuts for next year and described the decisions made by government as "difficult" and "unpalatable".

    This was the first part of a 2 day budget that were followed the next day by further announcements by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, who would unveil the tax cuts side of budget 2012.

    David Davin-Power reports on the day’s events. Howlin also announced fundamental changes to how the budget would be presented in future years. There would no longer be a single announcement but rather a multi-year process.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report by David Davin Power. This report was introduced by Brian Dobson.

  • Local keywords
    Memorable Budgets, 2012, Budget, Brendan Howlin, David Davin Power, Politics, Economics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2011
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    11D01187
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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