I have confidence in this new Government; I’m confident it will look after the rich and powerful as FF and FG did in the past. And congrats to the Greens , who finally got to reintroduce wolves into one habitat – they reintroduced the austerity wolves of FF and FG back into Government
Tag: Fine Gael
clips of Brid’s take on the Public Services Card (the Big Brother card?), and aspects of Fine Gael’s legacy and relationship to Fianna Fail.
Historic underfunding of water system by successive governments reason for current infrastructure crisis
Historic underfunding of water system by successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fail governments are the reasons for current infrastructure crisis. People Before Profit have outlined a number of measures that could be used to pay for water infrastructure upgrades and water services.
People Before Profit TD and spokesperson on water, Bríd Smith, has said that the blame for the crumbling nature of Ireland’s water infrastructure is down to historic underfunding by successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fail governments.The TD for Dublin South Central made her comments in the wake of the burst pipe in Drogheda which has cut of water to thousands of people in Louth and Meath East.
People Before Profit TD claims Varadkar guilty of Double Standards on public sector pay
Varadkar supports equal pay for cabinet members but not for teachers
Workers told they must accept poor deal while ministers jockey for position and big pay increases
People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of gross hypocrisy over the treatment of ordinary public servants compared to the treatment of Junior Ministers and in the appointment of Máire Whelan.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stated today in the Dáil that he supported the idea of cabinet members receiving the same pay.
Bríd Smith slammed the statement saying “it is quite breath-taking that a politician that has constantly denied the right of equal pay for equal work for public servants such as teachers can claim that principal for his own cabinet colleagues”.Read more »
Leo Varadkar’s comments about more hospital beds ‘slowing down’ hospitals shows why he should never be returned as a Health Minister.
Councillor Brid Smith, People Before Profit candidate, said,
‘Varadkar has let the PR mask slip and revealed his true philosophy. He wants to keep the public health system under pressure so that the staff are worked to the bone and there is a carry over trade for private hospitals.
Tax exiles, the real scroungers protected by successive Fine Gael, Labour and Fianna Fail governments
Kenny in Davos is an insult to the poor, homeless and struggling but says it all about the obscene inequality in Ireland and globally, says PBP TD
In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD for the People Before Profit Alliance and member of the Dail Finance committee, Read more »