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Google must follow Amazon’s lead to cease sale of laughing gas in Ireland – Higgins
Online giant Google must follow Amazon’s decision to stop selling harmful nitrous oxide in Ireland, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Bill to establish gender quotas on company boards will address underrepresentation of women in leadership roles – Higgins
A new bill to establish a 40% quota for female representation on company boards will address the underrepresentation of women in leadership roles and have a positive outcome for businesses, according to Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins.
Tackling youth unemployment must be prioritised as we emerge from the pandemic – Higgins
Covid-19 disproportionately affected the employment and careers of young people, and solutions to get them back to work must now be prioritised as we emerge from the pandemic, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Digital safety should be incorporated into the school curriculum
Digital safety should be incorporated into the school curriculum, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Social Media Giants must follow TikTok’s example on cybersecurity – Higgins
A new Dublin cybersecurity hub for social media giant TikTok will create employment and put Ireland at the forefront of online security development, a Fine Gael TD has said.
One in six theory test appointments are no shows – Higgins
The fact that one in every six theory test appointments are no-shows is compounding the backlog caused by the pandemic, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Local authorities must outline their plans to facilitate safe outdoor Summer – Higgins
Local authorities must act fast to put practical solutions in place to facilitate safe socialising as we prepare for an outdoor summer, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Social media companies must show their commitment to tackling online abuse – Higgins
Social media companies must commit to combatting online abuse and removing repeat offenders, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Double Government support for hairdressers and barbers to help with reopening and staffing – Higgins
Restart payments of up to €10,000 for two weeks will aid businesses with their reopening costs, while an expansion of the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship will help salons take on new workers after a very difficult year for the industry, a Fine Gael TD has said.
As summer approaches Dublin Bus should return to full service – Higgins
As the summer approaches Dublin Bus should return to a full service to ensure the safety of staff and passengers, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid-West Emer Higgins has said.