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Eoin Ó Broin TD angered at further delay in progressing Water Referendum Bill

9 April, 2019 - by Eoin Ó Broin TD

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Water Eoin Ó Broin TD has expressed his anger with the further postponement of Committee Stage of the Water in Public Ownership Bill that was due to take place tomorrow.

Deputy Ó Broin said:

“The Committee Stage of Water in Public Ownership Bill has been delayed yet again at Minister Murphy’s request.

“This is clearly a delaying tactic by the government as they clearly do not want a referendum to ensure water services remain in public ownership.

“This Bill has been deferred for long enough. I cannot understand why any member of the opposition would have conceded to the Minister’s request for a further delay.

“Those Housing Committee members who voted to support the Minister’s request for a further postponement need to explain why they feel it was necessary."

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