Noonan must repulse demands from alien fiscal space invaders
Published 08/10/2016 | 02:30
With so many demands on the public purse, only an ambidextrous octopus could juggle all the figures to give everyone what they want in Budget 2017.
After six years of wage stagnation and cuts, there are inflated expectations which will have to be managed.
The first thing Finance Minister Michael Noonan has to do is to see off the requests from the alien fiscal space invaders whose demands are out of this world.