Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called for the Central Bank to undertake an urgent review of the Irish insurance sector following the collapse of Setanta Insurance leaving 75,000 people without cover.
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Dara Calleary says he’s extremely concerned following the collapse of Setanta Insurance, which has left 75,000 people without insurance and out of pocket.
Fianna Fáil Social Protection spokesperson Willie O’Dea says Government claims that it’s protecting low income families have been rubbished by new figures from the Central Statistics Office. The survey on Income and Living Conditions for 2012 reveals falling income levels and rising poverty rates.
Fianna Fáil Frontbench Spokesperson Billy Kelleher TD has today secured a debate on the centenary celebrations of Easter 1916 and the attendance of foreign dignitaries. His request, made to the Tánaiste at today’s Order of Business in Dáil Éireann, comes following media reports that members of Britain’s Royal Family are to be invited to participate.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has expressed his deep concern at the announcement that 50 jobs are to be lost at Landmark Media, the owner of the Irish Examiner. It’s understood that half of the positions will go at the Cork office, with the remaining jobs being lost at the company’s regional offices.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has published the Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2014, a draft law that would expand the remit of the Ombudsman’s office to include Irish Water, Bord Gáis Éireann and the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER).
Rapid fire sale of NAMA assets must be based on an economic rather than a political logic
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs Brendan Smith has expressed his deep concern at the suspension of Chernobyl Children International’s programme in Ukraine, which provides life-saving cardiac surgery to children there.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Environment Barry Cowen has accused the Government of playing political games over water charges at the expense of households across the country.
Fianna Fail Leader on Dublin City Council Mary Fitzpatrick has highlighted the need for concerted action by the Irish Government and by Europe to tackle the falling living standards of middle-income families across Dublin.