Children and Youth Affairs

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Children and Youth Affairs, Economy

Commenting on proposals to cut Child Benefit, Joan Collins TD said:

“Joan Burton’s shameful proposal to means-test child benefit will push even more children into poverty. Having to prove you are on a low income will put many people off claiming the full amount. People on low incomes – or where literacy may be an issue – will be hit hardest. A means test will add to the 200,000 children already on the poverty line.
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Health, Women's Rights

Clare Daly Calls on the Government to legislate for the X case without further delay.

Welcoming the launch day of the International Campaign for the Decriminalisation of Abortion on Friday 28th September, Clare calls for wide support for this Saturday’s March for Choice in Dublin.
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Children and Youth Affairs

Environment

DALY CONDEMNS O’BRIEN’S FRONTMAN AT INM & SITESERV FOR “USING DESPERATE PLIGHT OF HAITIANS TO BENEFIT OWN WATER INTERESTS”

Responding to the advertisements for Haven which have emerged over the last week, claiming, “the people of Haiti would love to pay water charges”, ULA TD Clare Daly has slammed the campaign as a “cynical exercise in softening Irish attitudes to water charges by those with a vested interest”
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