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  1. HOWLIN CALLS FOR GUARANTEES ON WATER REFERENDUM AND REFUNDS Issued 30 November 2016 Labour leader, Brendan Howlin, has called on the Government to provide clarity over whether it will support the idea of a referendum to keep Ireland’s water infrastructure …
  2. 200 DAYS OF A DO-NOTHING GOVERNMENT Issued 22 November 2016 Labour Party leader, Brendan Howlin, has commented on the 200-day anniversary of the Government. Deputy Howlin said: "This Government was put in place 200 days ago when Enda …
  3. We stand at a crossroads - Brendan Howlin Issued 19 November 2016 Speech by Brendan Howlin, T.D.   Leader of the Labour Party   #LabourRebuild regional meeting - Cork   It is, I think, no understatement to say we stand at a cross roads. …
  4. BRENDAN HOWLIN STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF DONALD J. TRUMP Issued 9 November 2016 Like many Irish people, and people all around the world, I went to bed last night feeling apprehensive, and woke up to realise that a nightmare had become a reality.A man who …
  5. We need to talk about a united Ireland Issued 6 November 2016 In today’s Sunday Business Post our Party Leader Brendan Howlin has an opinion piece on why we need to talk about a united Ireland. Read his full article below Four months …
  6. Immensely proud to be come leader of the Labour Party Issued 20 May 2016 I learnt my politics from two great Wexford men: the former leader of this party Brendan Corish, and my own Dad, John. Each, in his own way, taught me simple and powerful …
  7. Publication of Annual Progress Report on Public Service Reform Issued 3 May 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D., has published the second Annual Progress Report on the Public Service Reform Plan 2014-16. Building on …
  8. Minister Howlin welcomes positive mid-term assessment of Open Government Action Plan Issued 3 February 2016 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2014 - 2016 Positive Independent Assessment of Progress on Implementation Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform welcomes …
  9. Minister Howlin announces approval of the National Shared Services Office Bill 2016 Issued 26 January 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Brendan Howlin, T.D., today (26th January 2016) announced that the Government has approved the National Shared Services …
  10. Minister Howlin confirms River Ilen (Skibbereen) Flood Relief Scheme Issued 25 January 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D, today (25 January 2016) announced that he has considered the report of the consultants appointed to review …
  11. Minister Howlin welcomes new North South Cooperation Programmes. €550 million to be invested in the region over the next seven years Issued 22 January 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, today (22 January 2015) hailed the launch of the new EU funded PEACE and INTERREG programmes for the …
  12. Minister Howlin welcomes strong compliance with Regulation of Lobbying Act Issued 22 January 2016 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin TD, today welcomed the high level of compliance with Ireland’s Register of Lobbying. The register was …
  13. Minister Howlin establishes Group to examine labour market and retirement age issue Issued 19 January 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin TD, has announced the establishment of an Interdepartmental Group, led by his Department, to examine the …
  14. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform announces the repeal of almost 300 obsolete Acts enacted from 1922 to 1950 Issued 19 January 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., today (19 January 2016) approved the publication of the Statute Law Revision Bill 2016. This Bill is …
  15. Minister Brendan Howlin publishes Public Sector Standards Bill 2015 Issued 23 December 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin, today (23rd December) published the Public Sector Standards Bill 2015. The Minister said:- “This …
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