PBP TD says hospital car parking charges are “a tax on the sick”

Response to Parliamentary Question reveals significant amounts of money raised through hospital car parking charges Dublin Mid-West TD, Gino Kenny, recently received a response to a Parliamentary Question about public hospital car parking which revealed that significant amounts of money were being raised through these charges. Car parking charges were introduced by hospitals over the…

Orange Bonfire Burns People Before Profit Posters

The election posters of a People Before Profit candidate, Cailin McCaffery who contested a recent local election in Belfast, have been displayed prominently on an Orange bonfire. It is a deliberate act of intimidation against socialists who speak out against sectarianism and bigotry. During the past few years, the political establishment have attempted to portray…

Fine Gael Sells Out Small Farmers

Varadkar’s announcement that he will re-appoint Phil Hogan as EU Commissioners is a sign that Fine Gael will eventually back the EU-Mercosur deal. Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed, may shed a few tears but the government will not vote against it. The EU-Mercosur trade creates a huge market for the big EU car, pharmaceutical and finance…

PBP TD Criticises SNA allocation for Dublin-Mid West

People Before Profit TD, Gino Kenny, criticised the Special Needs Assistants (SNA) allocation to schools in the Dublin Mid-West constituency. Earlier this year the Minister for Education announced 800 new SNA places in schools across the state. However, PBP TD, Gino Kenny, has been contacted by a number of parents and special needs assistants in…

PBP Lucan Newsletter Summer 2019

Contents in this issue: Funding for Youth Services in Lucan Plastic Free Lucan Initiative Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme Local Election 2019 Motion on Fibromyalgia Lucan needs better Public Transport Climate Emergency Bill National Childcare Scheme Water Quality in Lucan Cuts to SNAs Jigsaw Clondalkin Closing View each newsletter page below: