Government to sign off on cost of water charges

first_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter The Cabinet will sign off on proposals for the cost of the water charge at a special meeting this morning.It’s understood the final figure could come in at under 250 euro – with a standing charge of about 50 euro.That’s likely to dominate the agenda – while Ministers will also discuss plans for Free GP Care for Under Sixes.The Government has been on the back foot in recent days and under increasing pressure to reveal the pricing strategy at Irish Water. Taoiseach Enda Kenny wants to retake the political initiative by signing off on proposals for the charge this morning.It’s understood the Government wants the charge to come in at under 250 euro – less than the 300 euro figure circulated in recent weeks – with a standing charge of about 50 euro.They’ll also decide on how much funding Irish Water will receive.Also on the agenda will be the contentious plans for Free GP care for the Under 6s – a plan which has come under renewed attack from doctors in recent weeks who say it s unworkable with current funding and staffing levels. News Government to sign off on cost of water charges Google+ By News Highland – April 16, 2014 WhatsApp Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleFears raised about the future of Lettermacaward Post OfficeNext articleVoters could be faced with new ballot papers News Highland Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Top judges for 2010 cupcake competition

first_imgLeading UK cake experts will judge entries for Britain’s Best Cupcake Baker 2010, part of the build-up to National Cupcake Week, running from 13-19 September.They are: John Slattery, Slattery’s Patissier and Chocolatier; Chris Bachmann, Bachmann’s Patisserie and Chocolate Creations; and Eric Lanlard, Cake Boy. Organised by BB, the contest welcomes entries from cake specialists, craft and in-store bakeries. Entry deadline is 16 July.The top prize is £1,000-worth of bespoke cupcake cases from sponsor Chevler and a £300 voucher for a specialist cake decoration or chocolate class at Slattery’s Patissier school.See www.nationalcupcakeweek.co.uk more details.last_img

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