TD attacks Minister over minimum wage and Government support for Uber

People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, clashed with Minister Mary Mitchel O’Connor at a meeting of the Jobs and Enterprise Joint Committee on Thursday. Deputy Smith rounded on the proposed 10 cent per hour increase in the minimum wage proposed by...

25th September 2016

News Report on AAA-PBP ‘think in’ today

The AAA-PBP Strategy Meeting took place at the Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham – Friday 23rdSeptember. The grand coalition of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and independents will walk back into the Dáil next week under fire from a huge section of Irish society....

23rd September 2016

TD slams stealth cuts to medical card

In a statement today Brid Smith, People Before Profit TD, is calling on the Government to immediately re-instate all drugs that have been removed from the GMS Medical Card scheme since 2014 “The Government’s proposed reduction in the Autumn Budget...

21st September 2016

Bríd Smith TD attacks Government inaction on Sellafield risks

People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, accused the Government and Minister Dennis Naughton of dangerous inaction after recent revelations over the safety of the Sellafield nuclear facility. Deputy Smith said the Minister’s statement that they are seeking a meeting of...

18th September 2016

TDs protest outside minister Ross’s office

A number of Dail deputies including Richard Boyd Barrett and Brid Smith staged a protest outside the Department of Transport Office on Leeson Lane, Leeson Street, today to highlight what they describe as the ministers “astonishing silence and indifference” over...

16th September 2016

Double standards of government condemned- No tax for Apple, Water taxes for the people

Right2Water Political Pillar call people to take to the streets on Saturday The political pillar of Right2Water are urging people to come out on the streets in Dublin this weekend to protest and reiterate their demand  for water charges and...

15th September 2016