Wednesday June 3, 2020

Letters to the Editor

We welcome exclusive letters addressed to: The Letters Editor, The Sunday Business Post, 80 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2; e-mail: [email protected] Letters may be edited for length.

1st September, 2012
Backroom's article about political populism from August 26, 2012.

Turfcutters are easy targets

Backroom's call for the government to "ditch populism" *(26/8/2012)* gave as an example the rural lobby "flexing their political muscle" and gaining an increase in the compensation paid to turf-cutters. It also claimed that there was no "legal obligation for the government to pay a single penny in compensation". This is utter nonsense.

The intention of the EU Habitats Directive was to stop large-scale commercial peat extraction for fuel and peat milling,...

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