Backroom: Hogan should have done his homework on household charge

Question: what do Noel Dempsey, Martin Cullen, Dick Roche, John Gormley and Phil Hogan have in common? Answer: each has been scarred by his time as Minister for the Environment.

31st March, 2012

Question: what do Noel Dempsey, Martin Cullen, Dick Roche, John Gormley and Phil Hogan have in common? Answer: each has been politically scarred by his time as Minister for the Environment.

This weekend, as Fine Gael holds its ard fheis and the deadline for registration for the new residential household tax passes, political attention is understandably focused on the Department of the Environment's incumbent. As the enforcing power behind Taoiseach Enda Kenny's throne in Fine...

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