Increase in carbon tax will hit most vulnerable, says Donegal TD

first_img By News Highland – October 14, 2020 DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Google+ Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn says an increase in carbon tax will impact those who can least afford it.Carbon tax has been increased by 29% in Budget 2021 which means drivers will now pay just over 2 cent more per litre of petrol and 2 and a half cent more for a litre of diesel.Deputy MacLochlainn says it is a lazy cop-out and an attack on rural Ireland.He says this is a punitive move with alternatives out of reach for the majority of people:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/padcarbon1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook Increase in carbon tax will hit most vulnerable, says Donegal TD FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 center_img Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp Previous articleIrish Water urged to extend Letterkenny Town sewer in 2021Next articleNorth expected to announce plans for second full lockdown News Highland Facebook Twitterlast_img read more