Date of Budget 2012

The date for the 2012 Budget day will be  Tuesday December 6th

Budget savings of between €3.6bn to €4bn are expected  in order to get Ireland’s finances in line with the bailout agreement
This week some disagreement emerged in the coalition government over Budget 2012 –  with Labour’s Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte saying  he was against adding to planned austerity measures for next year beyond a planned 3.6 billion euros .
Finance Minister Michael Noonan ( Fine Gael )  has been saying that said the government would impose savings of more than 3.6 billion euros if that was needed.