9% VAT for tourism and services sector retained- Lombard
Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has been advocating the need to maintain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and services sector and is delighted that Budget 2018 has confirmed its retention.
Extra €64.5 million for higher education and training- Byrne
The extra €64.5 million allocated to higher and further education and training in Budget 2018 will help people reach their full potential, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
New VAT Compensation Scheme will benefit community and voluntary organisations - Kyne
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne TD has welcomed the introduction of a VAT Compensation Scheme for Charities in Budget 2018.
Town and Village Renewal Scheme to receive further funding next year- Deering
Local communities will benefit from further funding allocated to the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme will reduce costs for small businesses- Mulherin
Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the allocation of €17 million for the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme in today’s Budget.
€220 million funding for rural communities- Carey
The Chair of the Rural and Community Development Committee said €220 million in Budget 2018 funding will have a positive impact on people and families living in rural communities.
Budgetary Oversight Committee plays positive role in Budget 2018 – Madigan
Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Budgetary Oversight, Josepha Madigan, has said she is pleased to see that Minister Donohoe has taken the Committee’s recommendations on board for Budget 2018.
Budget 2018 bolsters Fine Gael’s fight against crime - Brophy
Budget 2018 bolsters Fine Gael’s fight against crime, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Budget 2018 builds on Fine Gael’s commitment to affordable childcare for working families – Farrell
Fine Gael is continuing its commitment to making childcare more affordable for working families with announcements today in Budget 2018, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Health budget will offer a helping hand to those who need it most - O’Connell
A Fine Gael TD has said that the increase in health spending announced in today’s Budget demonstrates the Government’s commitment to our health service.