McGahon, Brendan

Wednesday, 8 February 1995

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 448 No. 7

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Financial Resolutions, 1995. - Financial Resolution No. 1: Excise — Tobacco Products.

It was going on last year.More Button

I am always brief.More Button

I want to protest against this unwarranted increase in the price of cigarettes. An increase of 12 per cent is totally unjustified as it is above the rate of inflation. I accept that cigarette smokin...More Button

——is that this savage increase is being imposed by the son of a very distinguished and lovable Dundalk woman who happens to be my aunt.More Button

The time has come for all political parties to accept that the cigarettes industry provides gainful employment. The Taoiseach said that illegal cigarettes are thought to originate in the Netherlands ...More Button

It is above the rate of inflation.More Button

Therefore it is unfair.More Button


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