Dáil debates

Friday, 10 December 2010

Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (No. 2) Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)


10:30 am

Photo of Brian Lenihan JnrBrian Lenihan Jnr (Minister, Department of Finance; Dublin West, Fianna Fail)

I remind the Deputy that there is plenty of taxation on that.

Even with the reduction the Government is making in this legislation, our minimum wage will still be considerably above the level of that in the UK and Northern Ireland. We need to start to face economic facts and become a competitive economy. We in all political parties-----


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