Water bill should be law by Christmas after passing second stage in Seanad

The debate on the Water Services Bill will continue at the Seanad today.

Last night the Bill passed the second stage in the Upper House.

The Dáil could be recalled next week to deal with amendments to the text, which might be forced though by opposition senators.

But Parliamentary Correspondent with the Irish Times Michael O'Regan says he expects the Bill to pass all stages before Christmas..........