The ULA and the CAHWT September 24, 2012Posted by irishelectionliterature in Irish Politics, The Left.
The ULA will be supporting with the Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes (CAHWT) in organising public meetings across the country focused on mobilising resistance and protests against the property charge and austerity prior to December’s budget.
which sounds fine but it appears that some non ULA members of the CAHWT were not too pleased.
The following is from an article on wsm.ie
On Wednesday last, 19th September, the United Left Alliance held a press conference at which it announced “plans to launch a public campaign of resistance to property tax and austerity”. For those of us who have been working alongside ULA members for over 12 months now to build the broad-based Campaign Against Household & Water Taxes (CAHWT), this announcement came as something of a surprise. CAHWT already is a ‘public campaign of resistance to property tax’ so why do the ULA (who are part of CAHWT) feel the need to ‘launch’ something that already exists?
Also here’s something on the same topic but from a non aligned ULA perspective
It may well all be just a storm in a teacup….. but ….