The Impartial Reporter (02-10-08) includes an article on the Public Information Event that was held in relation to Queen Street Car Park. During the course of this story reference is made to the fact that the cost of living has increased by £46 per week since September 2007. This info was provided to EWPG by the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland. Should you wish to obtain a more detailed insight as to how the Consumer Council arrived at this figure then you may do so by clicking on the link below:
(Cost of living - September 2008 figures)
In view of these alarming statistics, how can Roads Service possibly contemplate proposing to increase the financial burden upon workers even further? It's time for Roads Service to rethink their proposal.