Friday 23 March 2018

Electricity tax makes no sense

We have the third most expensive electricity in Europe. That affects absolutely everything we do.

Manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, pharmaceuticals, cloud computing, it just doesn't matter -- they all consider electricity to be a huge operating cost.

We were already haemorrhaging jobs to cheaper economies in the EU and elsewhere -- not because of the lack of demand for services but because it is too expensive for a business to operate in Ireland.

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