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Blog Archive | October 2017

#OurFuture - Labour's Alternative budget

Posted on October 05, 2017

We have made clear that we don't believe there is enough space for any tax cuts in this Budget. Instead, we have argued for the construction of 5,000 public homes, and the funding of Sláintecare (a new national strategy to build our public healthcare system) as the central points of our proposals.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are having a phoney war over tax cuts that will amount to between €2 and €4 per week for middle-income families. We have said that cutting school costs, reducing college fees by €1,000 next year, eliminating hospital inpatient charges, and increasing the public subsidy of childcare would save families a lot more

 

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Marching for Choice

Posted on October 01, 2017

As proud members of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment we marched in solidarity behind them with our own banner, flags and committed Party members.

 

We took to the streets once again to show our opposition to a Constitution that limits women’s access to reproductive healthcare and is a source of discrimination against all women living in Ireland.

 

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