Environment, Oral Questions

Clare asked the Minister for the Environment Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan about compliance on fire safety regulations in housing estates, with particular reference to the Martello Housing estate in Balbriggan. Click on link below to watch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AckyXDMuEPo&feature=youtu.be

Justice

Clare spoke on the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 and raised some of the concerns of Age Action Ireland regarding the safety and welfare of those whose ability to make decisions has been compromised. Click on the link below to watch her contribution.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_Gskcb9PC8

International, Worker's Rights

by Jamison Maeda

Reminiscent of the Dickens novella “A Christmas Carol,” Walmart made headlines last week as a global symbol of stunning corporate greed and shamefully low wages.  A Walmart store in Canton, Ohio set up canned food bins accompanied by a sign asking store employees to “Please Donate Food Items Here So Associates In Need Can Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner.” Public reaction was swift and negative.
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Dáil Debates, Economy

Speaking at this weeks Technical Group motion re bond repayments Clare said “We should halt the payment of taxpayers money to dead banks…invest our money in jobs.”  You can watch her contribution to the debate by clicking on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pQdJ_v5_Ls