Gino Kenny TD calls for a review of how the Department of Social Protection assesses lone parent claimants

People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny has asked the Minister for Social Protection to explain the abnormally high level of inspections of applicants for One Parent Family payments by her department A recent report by Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD calls for a review of how the Department of Social Protection assesses lone parent claimants

Budget 2021

People Before Profit Launch Budget 2021 proposals for a Zero Covid strategy and enhanced protections for workers People Before Profit propose an All-Ireland Covid Action Fund to support and All Ireland approach People Before Profit today launched their Alternative Budget … Continue reading Budget 2021

Assisted dying is not about ending a person’s life, it’s ending the suffering – what the Dying With Dignity Bill means

Published in The Sun THE Dying With Dignity Bill 2020 will be debated in the Dail this Thursday. The bill aims to provide the right to assisted dying for people with a terminal illness. Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has … Continue reading Assisted dying is not about ending a person’s life, it’s ending the suffering – what the Dying With Dignity Bill means

Gino Kenny TD joined by Vicky Phelan, Tom Curran and Gail O’Rorke in launching Dying with Dignity Bill 2020

Bill seeks to allow for a dignified and peaceful end of life with medical and regulatory oversight At a media conference today outside Leinster House, People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny was joined by Vicky Phelan, Tom Curran and Gail … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD joined by Vicky Phelan, Tom Curran and Gail O’Rorke in launching Dying with Dignity Bill 2020

Refusal from Education Minister to go before Covid Committee this week means no opposition oversight a head of school reopening

Serious concerns of stakeholders fall on government deaf ears People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny, following correspondence with the office of the Minister for Education that she will not appear before the Oireachtas Covid Committee until next week, has said … Continue reading Refusal from Education Minister to go before Covid Committee this week means no opposition oversight a head of school reopening