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Sinn Féin have objected to or voted against almost 12,000 Dublin homes since 2018 – Burke
Sinn Féin’s hypocritical approach to the supply of homes is laid bare today as the party objected to, voted against, or attempted to hinder at least 11,687 homes from being built in the capital since 2018, Fine Gael Minister Peter Burke has said.
High time for Mary Lou McDonald & Pearse Doherty to explain party accounts – Burke
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald and the party’s national treasurer Pearse Doherty must offer clear explanations on the latest set of revelations concerning their party accounts and declarations, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
New SIPO documents highlight ‘difficulties’ with ‘incorrect’ Sinn Féin amended poll expenses return – Burke
New documents from the country’s election spending watchdog show they queried “difficulties” in the returns Sinn Féin was forced to make after failing to declare €7,000 on a UK commissioned opinion poll.
Sinn Féin forced to change election spending returns by media – Burke
A Sinn Féin commissioned General Election poll costing €7,000 was excluded from their SIPO returns for almost two years until a reporter contacted them about it, Fine Gael Minister Peter Burke has said.
Hypocritical Sinn Féin need to explain amended General Election returns – Burke
Mary Lou McDonald and Sinn Féin need to explain why they amended their 2020 General Election SIPO returns two years later, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
New Bill will completely reform our planning system – Burke
The new and updated Planning and Development Bill will bring about critical reform to our planning system, enabling us to deliver housing and infrastructure at a quicker pace, a Fine Gael Minister of State has said.
Right to build your own home in Rural Ireland to be protected – Burke
New guidelines on rural housing are set for public consultation before Christmas.
Cost of Living supports not possible under Sinn Féin – Burke
Energy credits and a double child benefit payment to assist with the cost of living would not have been possible if Sinn Féin’s energy price caps or Summer mini budget had been implemented, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Sinn Féin would wreck the economy if given the chance – Burke
Sinn Féin is a high-tax, anti-jobs party and would wreck the economy if given the chance, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Sinn Féin still avoiding scrutiny on their Budget stance – Burke
Sinn Féin are still avoiding scrutiny in relation to their stance on the upcoming Budget, a Fine Gael Minister has said.