Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

 

2:00 pm

Photo of Paschal DonohoePaschal Donohoe (Dublin Central, Fine Gael)
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Capital expenditure for this year is up by 24% compared with a year ago. I hope it will become clearer that the decision in budget 2019 to target such a large amount of additional capital expenditure in this year was the right year to choose for the Irish economy.