TASC Launches Equality-Proofed Water Charging Proposals

Nat O'Connor04/06/2013

Nat O'Connor: We just launched our proposals for a more equitable model of water charging. The equitable model would involve 'water credits' as a subsidy for low income and special needs households combined with increasing block tarrifs, so that those who use the most water, pay most.

Click here to read the proposals.

Press Release here.

Dr Nat O'Connor     @natpolicy

Nat O'Connor

Nat O’Connor is a member of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS) and a Lecturer of Public Policy and Public Management in the School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy at Ulster University.

Previously Director of TASC, Nat also led the research team in Dublin’s Homeless Agency.

Nat holds a PhD in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin (2008) and an MA in Political Science and Social Policy form the University of Dundee (1998). Nat’s primary research interest is in how research-informed public policy can achieve social justice and human wellbeing. Nat’s work has focused on economic inequality, housing and homelessness, democratic accountability and public policy analysis. His PhD focused on public access to information as part of democratic policy making.


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