Mr Hogan insisted the controversial charges would be imposed as planned from January next year — but could be delayed if Finance Minister Michael Noonan managed to get a new agreement with the IMF/EU/ECB on the matter.
Irish Examiner, Friday
“We have always said that water charges will be based on a metering system and my understanding is that there will not be sufficient metering done by January to allow a charging regime to come in,”
Eamon Gilmore, Irish Times today.
A busy weekend for Labour’s spin merchants. How to make Eamon look decisive and in control? Very sad.
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