Campaign to be launched to abolish water charges

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Independent TD Seamus Healy is one of a number of TDs who are to join with the unions UNITE and Mandate to launch a campaign to abolish water charges.

The campaign will be launched tomorrow and according to Deputy Healy it will tackle the issue of water charges on a number of fronts.

He maintains that introducing water charges infringes a UN resolution in 2010 regarding the right to water.

He also maintains that the introduction of water charges basically represents double taxation.