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  1. Housing and Homelessness crisis a shocking indictment of Government’s record- O’Sullivan

    Sun Sep 8, 2019 - 02:10 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD The most glaring example of inequality in Ireland today is that of the housing and homelessness crisis, with the Government still failing to deliver adequate affordable and social housing.That’s acc...
  2. Economic inequality is Ireland’s great weakness

    Sun Sep 8, 2019 - 12:21 pm - Brendan Howlin TD ‘Building an Equal Society’, opening address by Brendan Howlin TD To the Parliamentary Labour Party Away Day In Nano Nagle Centre, Cork.We believe in the fundamental equality of every pe...
  3. Full estimates of Brexit job losses must be published

    Fri Sep 6, 2019 - 10:15 am - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to the estimate that 10,000 jobs could be lost in the tourism and hospitality industries, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on the government to publish their full e...
  4. Burton backs Lagarde call for more EU economic stimulus

    Thu Sep 5, 2019 - 08:42 am - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD, has welcomed calls for EU governments to engage in more economic stimulus.The comments were made by Christine Lagarde at the European Parliament Committee o...
  5. DCC should not foot bill for neglect of Iveagh Markets

    Wed Sep 4, 2019 - 09:11 am - Rebecca Moynihan Labour Party representative for Dublin South Central, Cllr Rebecca Moynihan, has said that Dublin City Council should not have to foot the €13 million bill for essential structural repairs to the hi...
  6. Gov must publish report on Public Services Card

    Tue Sep 3, 2019 - 02:53 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to publish the report from the Data Protection Commissioner on the public services card, as legis...
  7. Radical steps required to protect Northern Ireland's interests

    Tue Sep 3, 2019 - 09:13 am - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to the likelihood of a UK general election, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on parties in Northern Ireland to consider running joint Remain candidates who will com...
  8. Child homelessness figure highlights failure of Government policy

    Mon Sep 2, 2019 - 01:08 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the latest homelessness figures, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD, said:“These latest figures make for grim reading and show that not only has the homelessness crisis no...
  9. Independent Price Regulator needed for Beef Sector

    Mon Sep 2, 2019 - 11:27 am - Willie Penrose TD Responding to the crisis in the beef industry and continued nationwide protests, Labour spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Willie Penrose TD called on Minister Creed to immediately conv...
  10. HSE Capital Plan lacks credibility

    Mon Sep 2, 2019 - 10:52 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperon, Alan Kelly TD, has said the HSE Capital Plan lacks credibility.Deputy Kelly said:"The HSE Capital Plan for 2019 published today, nine months into the year, is a comple...
  11. Govt must take calls to tackle back to school costs seriously

    Tue Aug 27, 2019 - 01:25 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has reiterated Labour’s demand for a free books scheme as part of an overall package to relieve back to school costs on families.Th...
  12. Price stability means nothing to people with disabilities without waiver

    Tue Aug 27, 2019 - 01:15 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD Seán Sherlock has dismissed the latest price monitoring group report as worthless as long as the Government continues to blame GDPR rather than support people with disabilities and incontin...
  13. Next steps in extending HPV vaccine must be examined

    Tue Aug 27, 2019 - 09:45 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has welcomed the extension of the HPV vaccine to boys and has said that Minister Harris must now examine the next steps in providing the HPV vaccine to t...
  14. Harris needs to answer questions on Departmental treatment of patient advocate Lorriane Walsh

    Fri Aug 23, 2019 - 11:21 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has called for an explanation from the Minister for Health for the appalling treatment of patient advocate Lorraine Walsh, and said the Minister must also expl...
  15. Burning Amazon must be a priority for EU leaders

    Thu Aug 22, 2019 - 10:20 am - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to remarks by Brazil President Bolsonaro about fires in the Amazon, as well as scientific reports about the risks of the permanent loss of the Amazon jungle in Brazil due to deforestation u...