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1,000 additional Gardaí in 2023 will help build stronger, safer communities – Richmond
The provision in Budget 2023 for 1,000 new Gardaí will allow for more high visibility policing and help us continue to build stronger, safer communities, according to a Fine Gael TD.
Don’t leave Dublin behind – Richmond
A Fine Gael TD is calling on the Minister for Children to guarantee more services join the new funding model for childcare. Dublin Rathdown Deputy, Neale Richmond, has warned that Dublin cannot be left behind as figures show take up in the capital is behind the national average.
Truss must now seize chance to reframe EU-UK relationship – Richmond
With Liz Truss now confirmed as the United Kingdom’s next Prime Minister, the time has come to refocus and prioritise the EU-UK relationship, according to the Fine Gael spokesperson on European Union Affairs, Neale Richmond TD.
Annual recruitment campaign will repair the taxi industry, not fare increases – Richmond
National Transport Authority (NTA) recruitment campaigns must be an annual occurrence to solve ongoing issues with the taxi industry, rather than fare increases, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Emergency mental health rescues during pandemic show importance of HSE helpline – Richmond
A HSE mental health helpline provided more than 1,000 ‘rescues’ during the pandemic.
Fine Gael must map out a vision for Irish unity – Richmond
The debate on Irish unity must transition from aspirational to achievable, according to Fine Gael Spokesperson on European Affairs, Neale Richmond.
Travelling this weekend? Pack your EHIC card – Richmond
Ahead of a busy weekend for international travel, a Fine Gael TD is urging anyone heading abroad to make sure they have their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Bodycams needed to protect hospital workers – Richmond
Ireland must follow the example of Northern Ireland and provide bodycams for security workers in hospitals according to a Fine Gael TD.
Johnson resignation allows opportunity for a reset – Richmond
After a difficult period, now is an opportunity for a reset in Anglo-Irish and UK-EU relations according to the Fine Gael spokesperson on European Affairs, Neale Richmond TD.
Swift action needed to address Dublin’s taxi shortage – Richmond
Just 32 taxis and licensed vehicles have been added to the capital city’s ranks in 2022, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown Neale Richmond has said.