News & Statements
Improved public transport links must be focus of demand management plans – Higgins
Improved public transport infrastructure must be in place before a potential tax on motorists is even considered, according to a Fine Gael TD.
New legislation will ensure companies achieve gender balance on boards – Higgins
New legislation will ensure companies achieve gender balance on boards and that women are represented at the highest levels of business, according to Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins.
Businesses left with bad debt thanks to Sinn Féin’s unpaid bills- Higgins
Sinn Féin showed their true colours to local businesses by refusing to pay a poster printing company a bill of more than €5,000 despite being pursued for years, Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins has said.
Social media companies must face up to their responsibilities – Higgins
Social media companies must face up to their responsibilities, Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins has said.
Close call – Beware of fraudulent HSE ‘close contact’ scam text
There has been a rise in fraud and phishing scams from people posing as major state organisations, with the latest being a fraudulent close contact notification falsely claiming to be from the HSE, a Fine Gael TD has reported.
New period poverty campaign needed to encourage local authorities to spread awareness – Higgins
A new campaign on period poverty aimed at local authorities is much needed to spread awareness, a Fine Gael TD has said.
No laughing matter – time to ban laughing gas – Higgins
Ireland should follow the example of the Netherlands and ban laughing gas for recreational use, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Male-only boards in decline as Ireland marks Equal Pay Day 2022 – Higgins
Gender balance in Irish boardrooms continues to grow as the number of male-only boards declines, a Fine Gael TD has said.
258 scrambler bikes seized in the last two years – Higgins
Efforts to crack down on the antisocial use of scramblers has led to the seizure of 258 scrambler bikes in the last two years, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Tax-free threshold for rent-a-room relief should be increased to encourage its take-up – Higgins
The tax-free threshold for the rent-a-room relief scheme should be increased to encourage more property owners to avail of it, according to Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins.