Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Priorities for Budget 2019: Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

2:00 pm

Photo of Michael McGrathMichael McGrath (Cork South Central, Fianna Fail)
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The actual requirement for Ireland in terms of its medium term objective is to move towards it by at least 0.5%. If this year, in 2018, we came in at 0.9% we would have to achieve the medium-term objective next year. That is the requirement.