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6 December 2001 Edition

Budget widens poverty gap

6 December 2001

Gambler though he is, 26-County Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy could not, in his fifth and final Budget, make up for the opportunities he lost in his four previous efforts. This Budget is the last desperate gamble by a government that has squandered the best financial position enjoyed by any administration since the foundation of the state. Free article

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