‘The Ulster Unionist Party honours commitment not to introduce water charges’ – Kennedy
Speaking following the debate in the Assembly this week, Danny Kennedy, Ulster Unionist MLA for Newry & Armagh said the Ulster Unionist Party has honoured its ongoing commitment not to introduce additional water charging during the term of this Assembly.
“While there may be questions about the future of the water industry in Northern Ireland, there is no question in my mind that this legislation is the right thing to do now.
He added, “It makes good a commitment not to introduce additional household water charges in the current Programme for Government and it provides space, time and opportunity for a mature, thoughtful and sensible future debate on options and on approaches that may be taken in the next Assembly.”
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