Thomas Pringle TD slams government over PRSI

Donegal Deupty Thomas Pringle today attacked the government on its decision to remove the PRSI exemption threshold describing it as a “grossly unfair targeting of low income earners”.

He says low earners are left again to bear the brunt of cuts and have the Fine Gael Labour coalition to thank.

Deputy Pringle spoke earlier during leaders question:

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Minsiter Pat Rabbitte took leaders questions today - he reiterated the government's stance that it took money from the people who can most afford it:

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