People Before Profit are holding a press conference today to highlight a motion that they are putting to the Dail to abolish the Financial Emergency in the Public Interest legislation (FEMPI).

Where: Buswell’s Hotel

When: Wednesday, 1st June (Today)

Time: 10am

The motion has been signed by Anti-Austerity Alliance- People Before Profit TD’s (Bríd Smith, Richard Boyd Barrett, Gino Kenny, Paul Murphy, Ruth Coppinger and Mick Barry), Independents 4 Change TD’s (Joan Collins, Clare Daly, Mick Wallace and Tommy Broughan), Catherine Connolly TD, Seamus Healy TD, and Thomas Pringle TD.

The motion seeks to abolish FEMPI totally.

There will be in attendance at the press conference workers who have been affected by FEMPI, Bríd Smith TD, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, Gino Kenny TD, Clare Daly TD, Seamus Healy TD, Ruth Copinger TD and Senator Gerard Craughwell.