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  1. Labour would deliver a low carbon economy

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:30 pm - Sean Sherlock TD The Labour Party has always been committed to combatting climate change, while at the same time making sure no one is left behind in the transition to a low carbon economy.Speaking as the party launch...
  2. Budget must deliver more affordable childcare

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:15 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith The Labour Party recognises there is a crisis in the childcare sector and has placed increased supports for parents and workers at the heart of its Alternative Budget for 2020.Unveiling the measures t...
  3. Labour unveils ambitious plans to tackle housing crisis

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:05 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD The Labour Party recognises that the housing and homelessness crisis is one of the biggest issues facing this generation.In it's Alternative Budget for 2020, the party has put forward a fully costed p...
  4. We can build an Equal Society in Budget 2020

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the launch of the Labour Party's Alternative Budget for 2020, Finance and Public Expenditure spokesperson Joan Burton TD said:"Our economy is in much better shape now than it was ten years...
  5. Why is Dept of Justice treating people of Tipp with such disrespect?

    Wed Oct 2, 2019 - 03:22 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly has accused ministers in the Department of Justice of treating people of Tipperary and their Gardaí with disrespect.Deputy Kelly said:“Following the decisio...
  6. Urgent response needed from Harris to tackle Limerick Hospital crisis

    Wed Oct 2, 2019 - 11:03 am - The Labour Party Labour TDs for the Mid-West region, Jan O’Sullivan and Alan Kelly have called for urgent and emergency measures to deal with the over-crowding crisis in University Hospital Limerick.Deputy Kelly, th...
  7. Department must clarify statement on Oughterard

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 07:02 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly TD has called on the Department of Justice to clarify their language in their statement on Oughterard.Deputy Kelly said:“The statement released by the Depar...
  8. People in Fingal need change from failed ideas of FG and FF

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 06:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the selection convention for Cllr Duncan Smith, running as Labour’s candidate in Dublin Fingal in the upcoming by-election, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, spoke about...
  9. Duncan Smith to be Labour Candidate in Fingal By-Election

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 04:26 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith The Labour Party will tonight hold its first convention for the four by-elections, selecting Councillor Duncan Smith as the candidate for Dublin Fingal.Speaking ahead of the convention, Councillor Smi...
  10. Humphreys calls for more supports for breastfeeding mothers

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 02:57 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Speaking as the HSE launches National Breastfeeding Week, Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called for more supports for women who breastfeed.Senator Humphreys, who raised the issue in the Seanad tod...
  11. Trolley Watch figures cause of concern for patients and staff

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 10:05 am - Alan Kelly TD Reacting to the INMO trolley watch figures which show 610 patients on trolleys today, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health to publish his winter plan ...
  12. Keep food supplements tax free

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 08:00 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the issue of VAT on food supplements, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, reiterated his support for no change in the zero rating of food supplements in Budget 2...
  13. HPV vaccine catch up programme needed for boys

    Mon Sep 30, 2019 - 02:18 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called for the HPV vaccine catch up programme to be extended to boys.Deputy Kelly said:“In the upcoming budget, the Minister for Health needs to ...
  14. Child homelessness figures unacceptable

    Mon Sep 30, 2019 - 10:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to today’s homelessness figures, Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, said:“Today’s figures show that an extra 70 children became homeless in August, bringing the total num...
  15. O'Sullivan concerned over wait times in Warmer Homes Scheme

    Sun Sep 29, 2019 - 01:47 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD has expressed concern about the long waiting times being faced by those on low incomes looking to retrofit their homes under the Better Energy Warmer Ho...