« BackFiscal council warns expenditure increases must be offset by taxes or lower spending

eurosThe Government’s being warned to stick to the budget or risk exposing the economy.
The latest report from the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the economy has shown solid growth this year but adds that reducing our level of debt is key to protect against fallout from BREXIT or any other risks.
The Advisory Council’s Michael Tutty says any new increases in expenditure – such as funding higher public sector pay – would have to be offset by lower spending elsewhere, or changes in taxation: