The government of Fine Gael and Labour in the South has introduced a draconian new household tax, another measure to make ordinary people pay to bail out bondholders and speculators. Out of the two million households in the country, only 41% had registered as the deadline for registration of 31 March passed and we go to print.
The massive opposition across the State to the Household Tax has featured prominently in the media in recent days. Over the next while, the Mahon Tribunal Report that will feature strongest. What should not be lost sight of is that there is a strong connection between the two issues.