Pringle urges people to oppose ‘household charge’

Donegal South-West Deputy Thomas Pringle has condemned the introduction of the ‘Household Charge’ as a tax too far and an unfair burden on our already heavily taxed working people.

It was announced by the Government yesterday that householders face fines of ten euro a month - and will be unable to sell their home - if they don't pay the Government's new 100 euro a year household charge.

The charge is an interim measure - put in place until water charges and a property tax can be rolled out in a couple of years time.

Deputy Pringle is urging people to oppose the tax, which he says will rise when water charges come in....