But in the Budget, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe warned that those who were hoarding their land had to develop it urgently - or face an increased vacant site levy of 7 per cent in 2020.
When asked whether this would affect him, Bruton acknowledged that part of the family land in Dunboyne was zoned for housing. But he insisted that it was not a vacant site.
“We have a family farm that has been in the...
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