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Budget to be announced over two days
The Budget for next year will be unveiled by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan on the 5 and 6 December.
Capital spending cuts to be unveiled today
Several major projects are expected to be set aside as €750million is cut from the Government’s capital budget.
Social welfare could be cut by up to €1bn
It is hoped that efforts to reduce fraud and decrease rental supplements could return savings of €1 billion.
Nama will take action over transfer of assets to spouses
The agency will legally pursue borrowers who attempt to place assets beyond Nama’s reach, said CEO Brendan McDonagh.
Top civil servant received over €700,000 on retirement
A former Government Secetary General received a €700k golden handshake on his retirement this summer. However, the Department of Finance has said that pension caps will be put in place by this year’s Budget so such payouts will be a thing of the past.
HIQA expenditure growing every year
Figures from the Health and Information Quality Authority’s 2010 report show that it has spent €55million in total in four years.