14 January 2014
By Tom Collins
A Cork City Councillor is calling on householders to “smash their water metres”!
Cllr Ted Tynan from the Workers Party has been against water charging since the idea was first mooted.
At last nights Council meeting he said he will “stand alongside anyone who smashes their water meter”, and he labelled Irish Water as “mechanism for companies to make
massive profits on the backs of Irish people”.
Irish Water’s 50 million euro consultant bill is up for discussion today.
An Oireachtas Environment Committee will hear the agencies explanation as to why it spent half of its startup budget on advice from outside experts.
another Cork City Councillor Mick Barry, from the Socialist Party says
no excuse can “explain away” such a high spend