McGahon, Brendan

Wednesday, 27 January 1988

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 377 No. 1

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Financial Resolutions, 1988. - Financial Resolution No. 2: Excise — Hydrocarbons

As a Border Deputy I should like to tell the Taoiseach that this represents yet another nail in the coffin of the few retailers still in business in Border areas. I do not often find myself in agreem...More Button

The Taoiseach might not be too welcome there. In the budget the Minister, by increasing the price of petrol, has ensured that the profits from smuggling will rise still further.More Button

On a point of information——More Button

I just want to dispel some of the illusions——More Button

The Taoiseach appears to be unaware of the effects of the 48-hour restriction. I acknowledge that it was a positive move but it did not help people in the Border area. It prevented people from his c...More Button

I want to ask——More Button

Financial Resolutions, 1988. - Financial Resolution No. 3: Value-Added Tax.

You might not be able to pay Deputy Mac Giolla's pension if you tax the ESB and he will be very frustrated. (Interruptions.)More Button


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