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Dáil Passes Motion Calling For Licence Fee Money To Be Invested In Independent Radio Stations

The Fianna Fáil motion was passed with the full support of the house.

It comes as the government's rowed back on a commitment to scrap the broadcasting tax on independent radio stations. 

Three years ago then-Taoiseach Enda Kenny committed to scrapping the levy that's used to fund the Broadcasting Authority.

Junior Housing Minister Damien English says the government wants to protect local radio

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