Water commission members warned not to speak to media

Commission members told to refer journalists to Department of Environment

10th July, 2016
Joe OToole resigned last week

Members of the commission examining the future of water charges have been told not to speak to the media after former senator Joe O’Toole’s resignation as chairman of the body.

O’Toole stepped down last week after he was heavily criticised for indicating his support for water charges and the ‘polluter pays’ principle in a series of media interviews.

The former independent senator and trade union official stepped...

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