Councillor calls on Phil Hogan to resign if Household Charge figures are skewed

A Donegal County Councillor has claimed that the body responsible for the Household Charge is purposely presented the compliance rate  inaccurately.

Independent John Campbell says the figures which Council officials are now using over estimate registration by as much as 20%.

He believes that upwards of 59% of people in Donegal have yet to pay the charge - the issue will be discussed at next month's meeting of Donegal County Council.

Councillor Campbell says the figures are being skewed for propaganda purposes: