Dáil sub-committee on “Global taxation” is shielding multinationals from questions about tax avoidance to hide truth about Ireland’s corporate tax regime

PBPA TD says political establishment closing ranks to protect corporate giants while ordinary citizens and the economy are beggared In a statement today, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, Finance spokesperson for People Before Profit Alliance/ULA and a member of the recently...

23rd July 2013

People Before Profit TD calls on government to intervene in print workers strike

In a statement today, Richard Boyd Barrett TD called on the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, to intervene in the dispute between management and dáil print unit workers. The workers in the shared print facility, who are...

17th July 2013

DAY OF ACTION JULY 17th: Jail the Bankers!

DAY OF ACTION JULY 17th: On July 17th, the last day the Dail sits before the summer. We want to get feet on the street to demand the arrest of the Anglo Irish Bankers. On that day workers from Waterford...

12th July 2013

Richard Boyd Barrett to question Troika on Ireland’s exit from bail-out at meeting this afternoon

In a statement this afternoon, Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit-ULA Finance spokesperson, said he will be questioning the Troika at a meeting at 3pm, on the IMF’s intentions regarding mortgages, repossessions and pressure they are exerting on the Irish...

12th July 2013

Abortion bill could be supported if government dealt with Fatal Foetal Abnormalities and dropped criminalisation clause

People Before Profit TD, Richard Boyd Barrett, says abortion bill could be supported if government dealt with Fatal Foetal Abnormalities and dropped criminalisation clause. It’s not too late for government to remove criminal stigma from vulnerable women In a statement,...

11th July 2013