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  1. Tánaiste fails to provide certainty on redundancy rights for workers on PUP

    Thu Mar 4, 2021 - 01:26 pm - Alan Kelly TD Impact of Pandemic on Jobs and Towns must be addressedConcerns about redundancy entitlements for workers on PUPQuestioning the Tánaiste at Leaders Questions today, Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly rais...
  2. Answers needed after Scally removed from oversight of Cervical Check recommendations

    Wed Feb 24, 2021 - 01:52 pm - Alan Kelly TD After reports today of a lack of trust in screening programmes, Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly called for an explanation from the government on why Dr Gabriel Scally has been dumped from oversight of ...
  3. 'Path Ahead' lacks clear metrics with no new plan to aggressively suppress Covid-19

    Tue Feb 23, 2021 - 07:14 pm - Alan Kelly TD Relies solely on vaccination rollout.No plan to aggressively suppress Covid-19 in the community.No change to lax travel policy.Antigen testing won't be considered until mid-March.Labour Party Leader a...
  4. Living with Covid has failed and a new strategy is needed

    Wed Feb 10, 2021 - 03:08 pm - Alan Kelly TD Speech by Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly on the Labour Party motion calling for an Aggressive Suppression Strategy for Covid-19Today, the Labour Party is bringing forward an extremely important motion...
  5. Medical Card Campaign by John Wall finally delivered

    Tue Feb 9, 2021 - 03:32 pm - Alan Kelly TD The decision to extend medical cards for those with a terminal illness while overdue is very welcome said Labour Leader Alan Kelly, praising campaigner John Wall for his successful but long campaign.D...
  6. Coherent plan needed from Government to suppress Covid-19

    Tue Feb 9, 2021 - 01:55 pm - Alan Kelly TD Speaking at the launch of a Labour Party motion to be debated in the Dáil on Wednesday calling for a National Aggressive Suppression Strategy for Covid-19, Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly called on th...
  7. More driving testers needed to clear test backlog

    Mon Feb 8, 2021 - 02:28 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Leader, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Government to allocate funds to recruit more driving testers in order to clear the massive backlog that now exists. This comes as figures rel...
  8. Statement by Alan Kelly TD on Lynsey Bennett's case

    Wed Feb 3, 2021 - 03:41 pm - Alan Kelly TD Responding to the settlement of Lynsey Bennett’s case in the High Court, Labour Party Leader, Alan Kelly TD, has said that it is wrong that women at the centre of the CervicalCheck scandal still hav...
  9. UK Variant mutations show need for aggressive suppression of Covid-19

    Tue Feb 2, 2021 - 12:04 pm - Alan Kelly TD UK sequencing shows B117 strain is acquiring a mutation found in the Brazilian and South African variants.New strains have potential to reduce effectiveness of vaccines if not stopped. Need to aim to ...
  10. Ban on travel welcome but still no plan in place

    Sat Jan 30, 2021 - 01:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour continues to call for mandatory hotel quarantineNational Aggressive Suppression Strategy vital to reopen communities Labour Leader Alan Kelly has welcomed the adoption of key components of...
  11. Kelly welcomes commitment from Tánaiste to consider a national aggressive suppression strategy

    Thu Jan 28, 2021 - 02:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD Tánaiste says it is intention to expand mandatory hotel quarantine as capacity and capability improves.Questioning the Tánaiste about Labour’s call for a national aggressive suppression strategy (...
  12. Minister getting vaccine delivery figures wrong - transparency needed now

    Thu Jan 28, 2021 - 12:57 pm - Alan Kelly TD We need weekly data on how many doses we are receiving into Ireland.Daily Vaccination Figures must be consistently published.Breakdown of how many Covid-facing healthcare workers have been vaccinated ...
  13. Half-baked travel proposals show need for a National Aggressive Suppression Strategy for Covid-19

    Tue Jan 26, 2021 - 07:41 pm - Alan Kelly TD Today’s new regulations on travel and quarantine do not go far enough said Labour Party Leader and Health spokesperson Alan Kelly, as he called for an ambitious and aggressive strategy to deal with ...
  14. National Aggressive Suppression Strategy for Covid-19 now needed

    Sun Jan 24, 2021 - 03:02 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly said there must now be a national aggressive suppression strategy (NASS) for Covid-19 including mandatory quarantine and checks close to the border in the absence of an ...
  15. Registration fee for nurses and midwives should be waived for 2021

    Sat Jan 16, 2021 - 11:23 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Leader and Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called for the registration fee for nurses and midwives to be waived for 2021.Deputy Kelly said:“Nurses and midwives have been under a...