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Water charge refund decision won’t be made until next year

No decision expected until Dáil votes in March or April

4th December, 2016
Environment minister Simon Coveney said there would be no decision until the Dáil votes on a new water regime

A decision on whether to refund water charges will be delayed until next year, despite growing pressure on the government.

Environment minister Simon Coveney said there would be no decision until the Dáil votes on a new water regime, which is likely to be in March or April next year.

Coveney did not rule out the possibility of a tax rebate for those who paid charges, but said his own view was that...

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