Donegal TD urges government not to increase carbon tax

A Donegal TD is urging the Government not to press ahead with the proposed Carbon tax increase.


The Dail will today consider whether the planned increase should be scrapped.


Sinn Fein’s seeking cross party support for its motion due to the rising cost of living.


The tax on home heating fuels is to take effect from May, while a transport fuel increase is scheduled for October.


The government has said the hikes are needed to deal with climate change.


Fein finance spokesperson and Donegal TD, Pearse Doherty, says now isn’t the right time: