Sinn Fein’s [amended?] Water Tax policy…

Just before the elections Sinn Fein berated the Unions (broken, if inadvertantly, on Slugger Radio) for not threatening to take unilateral action to stop Water Rates bills hitting households. At the time it came out of nowhere. Last night, on UTV, Mitchel McLaughlin seemed to put some flesh on its bare bones. El Blogador has more detail. However, if Eamon McCann is to be believed Water Rates were never going to be subject to any serious re-negotiation. Never mind the quality,

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