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-  An Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Supporting Working Families – Fine Gael’s plans to make work pay more than welfare

An Taoiseach and Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny TD and the Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Wicklow Deputy Simon Harris today (Tuesday) launched the party’s plans to support working families by making work pay. The plan included details of a new Working Family Payment, to ensure that every parent working 15 hours or more per week takes home at least €11.75 per hour.

-  Daniel Rowan

Supporting Working Families – Fine Gael’s plans to make work pay more than welfare

An Taoiseach and Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny TD and the Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Wicklow Deputy Simon Harris today (Tuesday) launched the party’s plans to support working families by making work pay. The plan included details of a new Working Family Payment, to ensure that every parent working 15 hours or more per week takes home at least €11.75 per hour.

-  Paschal Donohoe TD

Sinn Féin confirms €2.6bn tax bomb – Donohoe

Following the release of Sinn Féin’s manifesto today (Tuesday), Minister Paschal Donohoe has said the party has confirmed its plans for a €2.6 billion tax bomb that would destroy the recovery.

-  Simon Harris TD

FF Tax & Spend Wish list will Kill 200k Jobs & Punch €1.4bn Hole in Public Finances – Harris

Fine Gael Minister, Simon Harris has expressed amazement that Fianna Fail would publish little more than a tax and spend wish list without a credible plan to grow jobs. He said that the absence of a detailed Fianna Fail jobs plan meant that the 200,000 extra jobs that Fine Gael’s Plan would deliver for the country by 2020 would not be realized

-  Richard Bruton TD

10% Capital Gains Tax for start-ups as FG plans 93,000 new start-up jobs

An Taoiseach & Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny TD, and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, were today (Friday) in micksgarage.com in Park West, Dublin to outline the party’s plan to help create 93,000 new jobs from start-up companies as part of the Fine Gael Long Term Economic Plan.

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