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Donegal Councillors to write to Minister Phil Hogan opposing water charge plan

first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Facebook Google+ Twitter Donegal County Council has backed a motion calling for the abandonment of plans to impose domestic water charges. The issue was raised by Cllr Jack Murray, who moved a lengthy motion condemning the lack of investment in water infrastructure, and stating that the central taxation system is the only equitable way to get people to pay for water.Anything else, he argued, is putting further pressure on people who are already struggling as a result of the recession and cuts in wages and benefits.Cllr Murray says a similar motion is being brought to every local council in the country, and he’s hopeful a clear demand from local councils will prompt Environment Minister Phil Hogan to change his mind……………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/murry530.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twittercenter_img By News Highland – June 27, 2011 Donegal Councillors to write to Minister Phil Hogan opposing water charge plan Previous articleCouncil supports Gallagher but formal nomination can’t be made until autumnNext articleCouncillor McBride elected Mayor News Highland WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Newsx Advertslast_img read more