Tomás Ó Flatharta

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Campaign Against House Tax Conference Votes for Opposing the Austerity Treaty

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A conference of the Campaign Against the Household and Water Tax (CAHWT) meeting on Saturday May 19 in the Red Cow Hotel decided for voting No to the Austerity Treaty in Ireland on May 31. Eight motions calling for a No Vote were discussed in the morning session chaired by Tommy McKearney. The mood of the conference is summed up in the Dublin South Motion :

Conference Agrees that nationally the CAHWT calls for a No Vote in the forthcoming Referendum on the Fiscal Treaty

A very large majority of the 250 people attending the conference supported the Vote No Policy. No counter-motions were proposed, but members of the anarchist Workers’ Solidarity Movement argued against the majority view.

http://nohouseholdtax.org/national-conference-may-19th-2/

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0520/breaking16.html

Written by tomasoflatharta

May 19, 2012 at 2:15 pm

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