Saturday 24 June 2017

Paul Melia: Unfairness of system is a disaster in the making

THE ham-fisted manner in which the Government plans to introduce water charges is a disaster in the making.

Making single people pay the same as large families will strip any fairness out of the system, and make collecting the bills next to impossible.

In March 2011, when the Coalition took office, a "fair funding model" was promised where each household would have a water meter installed, and charges would be based on use above a free allowance.

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