The news on water is probably not as bad as many had anticipated. There is to be no privatisation, although that much was trailed. And the bills are not as ruinous as they could have been. Although it is not popular with the won’t pay group, who say it is Water Charging through the back door. Which may explain why those Sinn Fein posters finally disappeared on 2nd October, two working days after the review land landed on Conor Murphy’s desk. See the Going, Going, Gone set here..
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