Pay the charge or face the penalty

People should pay the household charge. The fundamental reason is that not doing so is breaking the law.

24th March, 2012

People should pay the household charge. The fundamental reason is that not doing so is breaking the law. Everyone has a right to protest against policies they do not like, but the way our society works is that we elect a government, one of whose fundamental roles is deciding how revenue should be raised. This government has ruled that there will be a €100 household charge.

To claim, as its opponents do, that the household...

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