Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Financial Resolutions - Budget Statement 2020
Paschal Donohoe (Dublin Central, Fine Gael)
Funding to support the Sláintecare implementation strategy will include a ring-fenced Sláintecare integration fund of €20 million, a €12 million care redesign fund, as well as new investment to improve and enhance community healthcare services with the recruitment of up to 1,000 therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
I am increasing excise duty on a pack of 20 cigarettes by 50 cent, with a pro rataincrease on other tobacco products.