Bruton: government cannot alter upward-only rents

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, has said that the government is powerless to address upward-only rents.

1st February, 2013
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton

The Minister for Jobs, Trade and Innovation, Richard Bruton, has said that the governmetn is powerless to address upward-only rents.

Speaking on RTE’s News At One programme today, Bruton said that it was constitutionally impossible for the government to legislate against upward-only rents.

Bruton urged retailers to trade online and to target export markets.

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