The 'squeezed middle' once again picking up the tab
Published 04/08/2014 | 02:30
COULD water charges prove to be the Coalition's, pardon the pun, Waterloo?
More painful measures have been introduced since the dawn of the age of austerity - most notably the high increases in personal taxation.
And there is, let's not forget, a very strong case to be made for water charges: the conservation argument, the need to raise capital to invest properly in woefully inadequate water infrastructure, and the fact that every other European country has them.