Enright, Tom

Tuesday, 13 May 1980

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 320 No. 9

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Private Members' Business. - Price of Gas: Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann, seriously concerned at the escalating price of bottled and town gas because of the serious hardship it is causing to large families and elderly people who use this fuel for ...More Button

I mentioned two instances.More Button

I am not blaming the National Prices Commission, I am blaming the Government.More Button

In 1970 I called for a subsidy.More Button

In 1975 I called on the Government to bring in a subsidy. The Coalition Government brought in a subsidy of 32 per cent.More Button

And tax.More Button

It was a subsidy of 32 per cent.More Button

When was that?More Button

There was a 400 per cent increase between 1973 and 1976.More Button


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