Posts Tagged ‘budget’

600 new Gardaí as Budget 2016 confirms Govt commitment to tackling crime

15th October 2015

€67m in additional funding for Justice as part of Budget 2016. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has said that the announcement of 600 new Gardaí in Budget 2016 marks the Government’s commitment to increasing resources […]

Budget 2016 will support Dublin Fingal SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs

13th October 2015

Budget begins equalisation of tax treatment between self-employed & PAYE workers Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Budget 2016 will support SMEs in the North County to grow and continue to create jobs. “Budget 2016 will support SMEs to grow […]

Key Points from Budget 2016

13th October 2015

The Department of Finance is projecting economic growth of 6.2% in 2015 and of 4.3% in 2016. 48,000 new jobs will be created in 2016, which will bring the overall number of people working in Ireland to just over 2 million. The Department of Finance […]

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 […]

Approval of supplementary Garda Síochána budget for 2014 welcome

26th November 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell has said that he is pleased with the approval of the supplementary budget for An Garda Síochána, the Prisons Service and the Courts Service.   “I am pleased that the […]

We will see more Gardaí, more often, in our local communities as a result of Budget 2015

14th October 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has stated that the allocation of €2.2 billion for justice reform and investment in Garda resources, in Budget 2015, will greatly benefit local communities throughout the State.   “The allocation of €2.2 billion for Garda resources, including […]

Keeping low tourism VAT rate will help create more jobs for Dublin Fingal

14th October 2014

Employment in food and accommodation up by 23,000 since Govt reduced the rate of VAT for tourism services   Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the decision by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, to maintain the 9% VAT […]

Tax Credit announced to offset water charges for those with a low income

14th October 2014

Fine Gael Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell, has stated that he is encouraged by the introduction of a tax credit for low income workers to alleviate the pressure they will face from water charges, as announced in the Budget for 2015.   “The introduction of […]

Take home pay will not be hit by budget

7th December 2011

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North, Alan Farrell has welcomed the Government’s decision not to increase income tax in the 2012 budget. It is a measure designed to reward workers and get people spending. “I was delighted to hear Minister Noonan announce that there will […]