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Government plan new measures to tackle rising cost of living

Feb 4, 2022 13:02 By Shannonside News
Government plan new measures to tackle rising cost of living Government plan new measures to tackle rising cost of living
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Reducing VAT on some food items and bills is also being considered.

The government is preparing to introduce further measures to tackle the rising cost of living.

Healthcare and education are among the areas being looked at to ease the financial burden..

A cut in car tax, doubling next month's 100 euro energy credit and extending the fuel allowance season are being considered.

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As are reducing emergency department charges and prescription fees.

Minister Simon Coveney says there will be action to address rising inflation shortly.

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