Saturday 10 December 2016

We won't forget what Coalition partners did to all of us

Published 12/12/2012 | 17:00

• So a line of hard men ministers, none of whom will be a cent worse off after the Budget, are lining up to show how tough they are by making sure the poor, the ill, the elderly and less advantaged take their punishment. There'll be no U-turns.

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The cuts to the carer's allowance is designed to save about €23m a year, which is the same as taking €50,000 a year off the top 460 earners in the country.

There are at least 100 people who are paid millions so €50,000 is small change to them.

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