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I thank those Members who have commented on the motion this evening. Some general issues and several specific points have been raised. I will turn first to Mr Farry's question: why, for the period of time? Members will be aware, obviously — we have made a public statement about this — that the Executive have made a commitment not to introduce water charges in the current mandate for...
I welcome the comments. I am not sure if the Alliance Party members are upfront and honest with the people on the doors when they say, "We are against all of this, but, at the end of the day, do you know that we also want to introduce water charges?". I am pretty sure it is something that they keep off their election trifolds.
Sinn Féin MP for South Down, Former Sinn Féin MLA for South Down
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 13 April 2012 — appointed
Left the Assembly on 9 June 2017 — Resigned
Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.
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