Budget must reverse the damage done to families by austerity
Budget 2015 presents a crucial opportunity to support a real and sustainable recovery - but only if the right choices are made.
As it's the first post-austerity Budget, there is much clamouring about which area deserves some respite. Business interests have been loud and clear about what they want: tax cuts for higher incomes.
Yet Social Justice Ireland research indicates a decrease in the top tax rate would benefit higher earners only.