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Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?

Sinn Féin has tabled a Dáil motion to scrap the new levy.

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PRESSURE IS MOUNTING on the Government over the new concrete block levy, ahead of a Sinn Féin Dáil motion to scrap it.

The new 10% levy on concrete blocks, pouring concrete and other products will be introduced next April to fund mica redress scheme, and is expected to raise €80 million annually.

However, experts have predicted that the levy will most likely be passed on to house buyers, with the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland forecasting that it could add €3,000 to €4,000 to the costs of an average three-bed semi-detached house.

Sinn Féin’s motion would see the levy axed in its current form.

So today, we’re asking: Do you support the new levy?

Poll Results:

No (8843)
Yes (2827)
Unsure/No opinion (685)

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