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#budget 2016

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Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016
# Thinking Ahead
# Thinking Ahead

Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016

Oct 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 10,806 Views 52 Comments

A small increase in child benefit was announced as part of the Budget yesterday.

Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million
# Excise Duty
# Excise Duty

Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million

Sep 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,460 Views 42 Comments

The drinks industry says it would help pub owners but alcohol awareness advocates say it would be damaging to society.