Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton, has welcomed the approval of his suggested changes to the General Election ballot paper.
Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, and chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Jerry Buttimer, has said today (Tuesday) that more needs to be done within our health services to tackle asthma in Ireland.
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Agriculture Committee, Martin Heydon, has said that he expects Budget 2016 to confirm the Government’s continued support of farmers.
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, is this week taking part in a European Parliament debate on the pay gap between men and women, which now stands at over 15% across Europe and almost 13% in Ireland. Speaking from the Parliament, Clune said the gender pay gap is about more than money.
Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has said that Budget 2016 must deliver measures to help SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs.
FF must explain what capital projects they would cancel to fund an additional €4.3bn spending – Donohoe
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central, Paschal Donohoe, said today (Thursday) that Fianna Fáil must explain what projects in the Government’s Capital Plan they would cancel to allow for an additional €4.3 billion spending on projects they want progressed.
Fine Gael Senator for Kerry and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan, has called for an urgent discussion on the definition of public service broadcasting and on the payment of 2% of licence fees to RTÉ.
Fine Gael Senator for Kerry and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan, speaking in the Seanad, highlighted some important issues for farmers ahead of the upcoming budget.
“If Fianna Fáil is so dissatisfied with the Capital Investment Plan announced yesterday (Tuesday), they should outline which projects they would like to omit”, says Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Patrick O’Donovan.
“Fianna Fáil’s assessment of the Capital Investment Plan as “long on aspiration and short on detail” is symptomatic of their failure to understand and appreciate the detail of the Plan”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell.