Donegal North-East Deputy Joe McHugh defends household charge

first_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Donegal North-East Deputy Joe McHugh defends household charge Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Donegal North-East Deputy, Joe McHughs defending the impending 100 euro household charge, saying it amounts to just 2 euro per week, which will go towards funding vital local authority services.The issue led to heated Dáil exchanges earlier,  after it emerged those who don’t pay will face a fine of 2,500 euro.It follows calls from Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle for people to support a campaign not to pay the new €100 Household Charge or any charges for septic tanks either.Deputy Joe McHugh says Deputy Pringle is taking the populist approach.He says there’s no turning back on this charge, but the Government will have to look at a sensible way of bringing in the charge, and they must ensure that they don’t introduce flat charges for every household.Deputy McHugh also said that the charge will have to go toward local authority services…[podcast][/podcast] Google+ By News Highland – December 14, 2011 Facebookcenter_img Twitter Google+ News Previous articleEircom to brief Letterkenny Council on future plans for the town in JanuaryNext article41-year-old man appears in Court in Derry charged with terrorism offences News Highland Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more