Seán Fleming, Fianna Fáil spokesman on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: “I ask deputies to think about their parents or grandparents who are in their 70s or 80s. When people of that generation get a bill . . . the first thing many of them do is to go to the post office and pay it.’’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

The budget provision relating to the one-parent family tax credit is to be amended, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said.He told the Dáil yest(...)