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Laois Families 'Devastated' Following Major Delay To Housing Project

A midlands TD is blaming the new concrete levy for the delay.

Laois families have been left 'devastated' following a major delay to a housing project.

Developers behind the Millers Hill project in Killenard have pushed construction back until next Spring, blaming the rising cost of construction materials, tight labour markets and a shortage of skilled traders.

Laois-Offaly TD Carol Nolan believes the introduction of the concrete levy has made things worse.

The Dáil will debate a motion this evening calling for the new levy to be scrapped.

The independent rep says if it isn't scrapped - there'll be many more couples like the one that contacted her over the weekend:

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