Category: Right2Housing

Brid Smith TD in Dail on housing crisis and failed government policies

WHAT SORT OF SOCIETY ARE WE LIVING IN? The robber bankers walk free, two hundred thousand empty properties while homeless children sleep in the park. Meantime our government and the media focus on the beauty contest between two failed ministers.

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FF refused to support Anti-Eviction Bill – Shame on them.

Brid was on Vincent Brown, with Jim Callaghan, FF TD, discussing housing. To their great shame, FF refused to support the Anti Eviction Bill put to the Dáil before Xmas ’16. Yet they want us to believe they have changed

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Coveney’s response to exploitative landlords – woefully inadequate

PBP TD slams Coveney for totally disgraceful and inadequate response to serious breaches of overcrowding and conditions in rental properties by landlords Housing minister and Taosieach candidate effectively shrugs his shoulders at serious exploitation People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith,

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Bríd challenges Minister Coveney on Housing Standards

Brid asked Minister Simon Coveney if he is going to bring in any legislation to deal with scandalous exploitation of homeless people and vulnerable tenants. Coveney is the Minister responsible for housing and potentially the next Taoiseach. His response was

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Brid speaks in the Dail on the Mahon Tribunal

The real legacy of Ahern and FF/FG; corruption, bad planning and prioritising developer’s profits. After 150 million euro and 20 years we still haven’t acted on the Mahon tribunal.  

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Brid Smith TD speaking on the AAA/PBP anti-evictions bill

Brid speaks in support of the Anti Evictions Bill, making the point that government policy, based as it is on the solving the housing crisis through ‘market solutions’ (ie provate developers) is fatally flawed – the ‘market’ is not the

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People Before Profit public representatives support Apollo House occupation

People Before Profit reps, TDs Richard Boyd Barrett & Brid Smith, and Cllr John Lyons, speaking in support of Apollo House occupation.  

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Brid lashes Coveneys’ Bill as an unprecedented attack on the planning process

Brid argues that Coveney’s housing bill represents an attack on the planning process, while pretending to address rent contol. She cites delaying tactics and failure to bring in adequate rent controls currently and historically, as examples of Fianna Fail, as

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Brid speaks on rent controls in the Dail

Brid addresses the need for rent controls in forthcoming legislation on housing

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Coveney’s housing plan – help rich developers get richer!

With homelessness at record levels all the government plans are about is helping rich developers get richer. Shame on them!

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