Midlands TDs Calling For Emergency Energy Legislation

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The Regional Independent Group will table a private members motion when the Dáíl reconvenes.

A midlands TD wants emergency legislation enacted to tackle the developing energy crisis in the state.

Denis Naughten and eight other deputies that make up the Regional Independent Group will table a private members motion when the Dáíl reconvenes in two weeks time.

Among multiple measures, the bill would ban threats to cut off power from residential customers.

The group also wants to see the reopening of midlands power stations in Lanesboro and Shannonbridge.

The Roscommon Galway TD says these measures can be taken within weeks of the motion being tabled:

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