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Government warned it won't be able to please everyone in upcoming budget

Aug 31, 2022 08:08 By Shannonside News
Government warned it won't be able to please everyone in upcoming budget Government warned it won't be able to please everyone in upcoming budget
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The government is being warned it won't be able to please everyone with next year's budget.

The Fiscal Advisory Council says there isn't enough money to bring in all measures mentioned for inclusion in Budget 2023, such as higher public sector wages, welfare payments, and cost-of-living supports.

The watchdog says ministers face a 'delicate balancing act' to avoid making inflation worse, while also helping vulnerable households.

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Chairperson of the council, Sebastian Barnes, says some people will be disappointed by next month's budget announcement:

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