The government wants an enquiry about the cervical screening debacle, but meantime – no suspensions, no sackings, no accountability. Brid debates this with Simon Coveneny on the floor of the Dáil today
HSE and Dept of Health officials were questioned regarding the policy of outsourcing smear testing. Outsourcing was predicted to cause problems, yet that was the choice made, and followed, by successive governments, with disasterous results.
Bríd made the point that outsourcing servical screening – supported by Fiann Fáil, Greens and Fine Gael, was about profits and not best health outcomes
More questions than answers. Shame on them.
Bríd spoke in favour of Ruth Copinger TD’s sex education Bill before the Dáil
The recent animal fodder crisis in Ireland is part of a wider global issue that relates to food production priorities and to climate change. Brid raised this at a recent Dail debate.
The data commissioner met with the relevant Dáil committee and responded to questions put regarding data control issues in the light of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Bríd’s concern was the referendum on the 8th amendment – could it be manipulated…
FACEBOOK MAN ON THE MAT yesterday in our Dáil committee. Our tax laws are very nice to them, so they are very nice to us, don’t ya know! This is a brief clip of questions I put and some answers…