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Strategic Agenda of the European Council fails to address inequality

Wed Jun 26, 2019 - 02:23 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks in the Dáil on post-EU Council meeting statements by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party.I want to focus my remarks on the publication by the European Council of its New Strategic A...

Engineers Ireland report shows retrofitting of homes can't be delayed

Wed Jun 26, 2019 - 01:55 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the Engineers Ireland ‘State of Ireland 2019’ report, Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called for a cross-departmental plan to urgently respond to the concerns r...

Dáil to debate Labour motion on carers

Tue Jun 25, 2019 - 05:07 pm - Labour Party  Dáil Éireann:recalls that –Ireland has ratified both the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child,the...

SES devoid of detail on disorderly Brexit Budget plan

Tue Jun 25, 2019 - 03:22 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has criticised the Summer Economic Statement for being devoid of detail on what approach the Government will take in the event of a no deal Brexit on 31st Octob...

Means-test for carers must be tackled

Tue Jun 25, 2019 - 01:51 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Party Spokesperson for Social Protection, Willie Penrose TD, has called on Minster Doherty to address the issue of means-testing for recipients of carers allowance. This is just one of the prop...