Wednesday 18 October 2017

Minister tightlipped on water charges policy

'Read my lips,'
said Phil Hogan
as he announced
household
water charges. Photo: MARK CONDREN
'Read my lips,' said Phil Hogan as he announced household water charges. Photo: MARK CONDREN

THE article on the new household service charge (July 27) included a promise from Environment Minister Phil Hogan that homes will only pay water charges above a free allocation.

"Read my lips," he declared.

However, the accompanying picture showed the minister with his lips concealed.

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