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Monaghan Councillor says energy price increases highlight need to end carbon tax

Apr 4, 2022 17:04 By News Northern Sound
Monaghan Councillor says energy price increases highlight need to end carbon tax Monaghan Councillor says energy price increases highlight need to end carbon tax
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A rise on the tax due on home heating oil and fuel is due at the start of next month.

A Monaghan Councillor says energy price increases are more of a usage deterrent than carbon tax ever was.

Sinn Fein's Sean Conlon was speaking after his motion calling for the upcoming tax increase to be stalled received unanimous support.

A rise on the tax due on home heating oil and fuel is due at the start of next month.

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The motion has now been forwarded to Finance Minister Pascal Donohoe for his consideration.

Speaking on The Wider View, Councillor Conlon said people can't afford any more price hikes.

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