Council axes deal with UK arms firm for social housing units

The preliminary deal with Dublin City Council had been for a mix of newly-built apartments and houses that were bought by BAE’s pension fund

26th November, 2021
Council axes deal with UK arms firm for social housing units
The Council had entered a preliminary deal with the pension fund of British arms manufacturer BAE Systems for a mix of newly-built apartments and houses that were bought by the pension fund. Picture: Getty Images

A preliminary leasing agreement between Dublin City Council and the pension fund of a British arms manufacturer for social housing units has been abandoned.

The Council had entered a preliminary deal with the pension fund of British arms manufacturer BAE Systems for a mix of newly-built apartments and houses that were bought by the pension fund.

On Monday, Councillors agreed not to proceed with any deal, however the matter was still under consideration by Council...

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