News & Statements
Substantial development opportunity for our defence forces in Dún Laoghaire harbour – Carroll MacNeill
Major development of our defence forces is necessary following the Report of the Commission of the Defence Forces, a Fine Gael TD has said.
University Presidents need to step up to challenge and introduce mandatory consent classes – Carroll MacNeill
Mandatory consent classes in all third level institutions must be introduced in light of the findings of the Report on Student and Staff Experiences of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment published by Minister Simon Harris, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Exemption necessary to grant travel passes for people with epilepsy – Carroll MacNeill
An exemption is needed to grant access to the free travel scheme to people with epilepsy who are unable to drive, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Ability to apply for driving licence affords greater freedom to people living in direct provision – Carroll MacNeill
The announcement yesterday that those living in direct provision are now eligible to apply for learner permits and driving licences will give people greater freedom and independence, a Fine Gael TD has said.
New regularisation scheme will help employment transition – Carroll MacNeill
A landmark scheme to regularise long-term undocumented migrants will increase tax and benefit the State labour market as workers transition into regular employment, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Inclusive, fact-based RSE programme is crucial to ending sexual violence – Carroll MacNeill
Our current relationship and sexual education (RSE) curriculum requires urgent updating to be brought into the 21st century and turn the tide against sexual and gender-based violence once and for all, a Fine Gael TD has said.
A woman’s place is in the House – Leinster House! – Carroll MacNeill
Speedy action is now needed to ensure the Oireachtas Special Committee on Gender Equality is up and running before the end of the year, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Introduction of proxy parliamentary voting system can be achieved through enactment of remote voting Bill – Carroll MacNeill
The first priority recommendation of the report from the Forum on a Family Friendly and Inclusive Parliament for a proxy parliamentary voting system can be achieved through the enactment of Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill’s Private Member’s Bill (PMB).
Selective Sinn Féin justice for some, but not for all – Carroll MacNeill
Deputy Martin Kenny’s comments on the Special Criminal Court at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis only further highlight the fact that his party still has no regard for the role of the court, arguing its use is acceptable to pursue justice for some but not for all, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Jury intimidation figures reveal continued need for Special Criminal Court – Carroll MacNeill
While Sinn Féin believe there is “no place” for the Special Criminal Court, high levels of jury intimidation and gangland terror illustrate exactly why we need to protect the place of the Court within our judicial system, a Fine Gael TD has said.