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Labour honours pledge to restore Minimum Wage

Posted on June 09, 2011 at 12:12 PM

[EDIT July 1st] - Today the minimum wage was restored to its previous level as promised in the Programme for Government.

Legislation which will see the reversal of the cut in the minimum wage has been progressing through the House enabling its restoration for July 1st.

In this post you can find links to the various speeches made by Labour representatives along with links to press statements, the accompaying video shows the contribution made by our TD in Carlow/Kilkenny Deputy Ann Phelan. Do let us know what you think in the comment section below. (You can also read a previous post by Deputy Gerald Nash who wrote about being proud of the decisions Labour is choosing to take in government.)


Speeches on You Tube

Deputy Joan Burton's, opening speech and closing speech

Deputy Arthur Spring

Deputy Colm Keaveney

Deputy Robert Dowds

Deputy Joe Costello

Deputy Eamonn Maloney


Press Statements

Deputy Tommy Broughan

Deputy Emmet Stagg

Deputy Ciara Conway

Deputy Arthur Spring

Deputy Joanna Tuffy

Deputy Derek Nolan

Deputy Colm Keaveney

Deputy Sean Kenny

Deputy Kevin Humphreys

Deputy Anne Ferris

Deputy Ged Nash

Deputy Michael McCarthy

Senator Denis Landy



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