Monday 24 July 2017

Forget tax cuts - use the money to help the world's poor

Finance Minister Michael Noonan: preparing the upcoming Budget
Finance Minister Michael Noonan: preparing the upcoming Budget
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

There is good news for us all in the upcoming Budget.

Let me explain. The moral imperative is that resources should be applied where need is greatest. It is a non-controversial, objective fact, that the overwhelming greatest human need is being experienced by those outside our country where there is such hunger and extreme poverty.

The extremely poor do not have access to the very basic necessities for life. Rather than being a right, life is the prerequisite for all human rights.

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