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Archive for the ‘Finance and Banking’ Category

Sinn Féin’s €1.1 billion tax bomb would endanger growth in Dublin Fingal

9th October 2015

Fine Gael TD, for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Sinn Féin’s latest tax bomb would wreck the recovery and put the economic progress of the North County at risk.   “Sinn Féin’s pre-budget submission has revealed yet more tax hikes for working people […]

Dublin Fingal voters can expect more of same from FF – high taxes and irresponsible spending

9th October 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has strongly criticised the alternative budget plans announced by Fianna Fáil and said they would threaten Ireland’s fragile economic recovery. “Fianna Fáil’s pre-budget submission provides further evidence of why they are not fit to be trusted with […]

Fianna Fáil get signals crossed on Capital Plan

30th September 2015

“Fianna Fáil’s assessment of the Capital Investment Plan as “long on aspiration and short on detail” is symptomatic of their failure to understand and appreciate the detail of the Plan”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell. “Fianna Fáil’s Sean Fleming seems to […]

Sinn Féin’s tax policy a threat to the pay packets of all workers

9th July 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Alan Farrell, has said that Sinn Féin in government would attack the pay packets of all workers, to fund their fantasy promises. “Sinn Féin claims that this Government legislates in the interests […]

Spring Statement shows vision to ensure economic recovery is felt in Dublin Fingal

28th April 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that “the Government’s Spring Economic Statement will set out the strategy to ensure that the benefits of the economic recovery will be felt in every household in the North County.”   “The economic recovery is […]

Costs of holding referenda reduced significantly since 2008

16th February 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said it is positive that the costs of holding referenda have been reduced since 2008 in response to information obtained from a parliamentary question he submitted to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.   “The […]

Exemption from new Central Bank mortgage rules for those in negative equity

3rd February 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said it is positive that the new mortgage guidelines issued by the Central Bank do not apply fully to those who already own a house and are in negative equity and that at least some flexibility […]

See the impact of Budget 2015 on your pay packet this January

15th January 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that all families in Dublin Fingal should see the positive impact of Budget 2015 in their pay packets this January.   “Regardless of whether you are paid weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, the impact of the […]

Central Bank regulations should ensure property market is accessible to first-time buyers

14th January 2015

“As we await an imminent decision from the Central Bank on new mortgage rules, I am hopeful that we will see some changes to the original proposal to ensure that mortgages remain accessible to first-time buyers” says Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal. […]

Boost in take-home pay this New Year due to Budget 2015 tax cuts

10th December 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that the launch of Fine Gael’s online tax calculator will allow everybody in Dublin Fingal to see how much of a boost they can expect in their pay packets this New Year which may be […]