Minister predicts new water charges regime will end public anger

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Facebook The Environment Minister says the Government’s new water charge regime will end public anger against the levy.Alan Kelly was speaking ahead of this morning’s Cabinet meeting – where Ministers will sign off on plans to delay all charges until January.The new regime is understood to be capped for at least four years – and will see single-adult homes pay 76 euro per year – with households of two or more adults paying 176.Alan Kelly won’t comment on those reports – but says he believes the changes will end public anger.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Last night the Taoiseach found himself at the centre of the latest scuffles arising out of a protest in Sligo.Hundreds of people turned out for a demonstration as Enda Kenny arrived for an event, with some surrounding his car, and one man climbing on the bonnet.One woman was treated at the scene by ambulance personnel.He spoke to reporters about the incident on the way into the Cabinet meeting this morning:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath center_img Facebook Minister predicts new water charges regime will end public anger Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Previous articleGallagher returns as McNamee committs to Finn HarpsNext articleSister of missing Mary Boyle calls for independent inquiry into the case News Highland By News Highland – November 18, 2014 WhatsApp Pinterest 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

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