Richard Boyd Barrett TD speaking on Ryan Report in Dail 14th February 2012

Richard Boyd Barrett TD responding to Minister Frances Fitzgerald on issue of numbers of social workers with regard to meeting recommendations of the Ryan Report and protection of children in the Dail on 14th February 2012.

15th February 2012

Dail Speech on Private Members motion on Promissory Notes

Richard Boyd Barrett TD speaking on motion on Promissory Notes, 25th January 2012 Watch video by clicking on image above Transcript of Richard Boyd Barrett’s speech: “To swap metaphors with the previous speaker, the Government side in this debate reminds...

7th February 2012

ULA Finance spokesperson asks, ”what has the government against children and young people and calls for people power to resist cruel austerity

A few tokens have been handed out in today’s budget but these are more than cancelled out by the damage done yesterday This is a cruel and senseless budget. The government has made a cold calculated decision to attack the...

6th December 2011

THE EMERGENCY LEGISLATION WE REALLY NEED

THE EMERGENCY LEGISLATION WE REALLY NEED: A €100,000 CAP ON PUBLIC SECTOR PAY & €50,000 ON PENSIONS MEASURES TO RECOVER THE ASSETS OF DEVELOPERS TRANSFERRED TO SPOUSES LEGISLATION ON TAX EXILES A SUPER-LEVY ON THE SUPER-WEALTHY In the Dail today...

1st December 2011

Richard Boyd Barrett’s speech to Dail on Health Services motion

Richard Boyd Barrett’s speech last night (Wed, 25th Oct)in the Dail during a debate on the Health Service is reproduced below. The debate was on the back of a motion put forward by the United Left Alliance (see HERE). Richard...

26th October 2011

Richard Boyd Barrett speaking on National Tourism Development Authority Bill

Click on image above to watch speech on National Tourism Development Authority (Amendment) Bill 2011 and in particular on the issue in relation to Dun Laoghaire.

28th September 2011