Sunday 19 November 2017

More of the policy that has failed us?

Liam Collins

Liam Collins

THE Central Bank has warned there should be "no slippage" in the Government's original plan to take €3.1bn out of the economy in October's Budget.

It insisted in its quarterly bulletin that there should be no "scaling back" on austerity – or what it called "the fiscal consolidation effort".

It makes for painful reading for those who have been decimated by business failure and unemployment.

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