Deputy Pringle one of nine TD’s to launch campaign against Household Charge

Nine TD's have joined a campaign of opposition to the new 100 euro household charge - and say they are willing to go to prison over the issue.

The TD's - made up of some Independents and some from the United Left Alliance - say the charge targets the poorest in society.

They want people to refuse to pay - even though they could be fined up to 2,500 euro.

Donegal South-West Deputy, Thomas Pringle, says if enough people refuse to pay the charge, then the Government cannot enforce it....

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