Coughlan rules out 'graduate tax' under Fianna Fáil

The outgoing Education Minister Mary Coughlan is ruling out the introduction of a "graduate tax" if Fianna Fáil is returned to power.

The outgoing Education Minister Mary Coughlan is ruling out the introduction of a "graduate tax" if Fianna Fáil is returned to power.

Ms Coughlan made the comments as the party launched its education policy.

Fine Gael has proposed the new graduate PRSI contribution scheme, whereby students would pay 30% of the cost of their education when they graduated.

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