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  1. Howlin proposes to hand full responsibility for property tax to local authorities Issued 20 September 2017 Remarks by Brendan Howlin, T.D. Leader of the Labour Party at the launch of the journal, Administration, "The ‘Democratic Revolution? Evaluating the political and …
  2. Clarity needed on rogue agencies regulations Issued 20 September 2017 Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD has called on the Government to progress legislation on regulating rogue crisis pregnancy agencies. Deputy Howlin commented: “Earlier …
  3. Howlin welcomes Halawa acquittal Issued 18 September 2017 Labour Party leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed news of the acquittal of Ibrahim Halawa and his sisters in an Egyptian court. Mr. …
  4. Howlin urges progressive leaders to focus on tackling inequality Issued 16 September 2017 Speaking at the Global Progress Summit 2017, Brendan Howlin today urged progressive leaders to focus on increasing employment, growing wages and tax justice as mechanisms to …
  5. Statement on resignation of Garda Commissioner Issued 10 September 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD reacting to the resignation of the Garda Commissioner has said: "I welcome the decision of the Garda Commissioner to stand down from her …
  6. FF and FG fighting over tax cuts as housing crisis worsens Issued 6 September 2017 Speech by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin at Selection Convention for Sen. Kevin Humphreys, Dublin Bay South Constituency, 7.30pm Wednesday 6th September. Last weekend the …
  7. Taoiseach must answer questions on his new Communications Unit Issued 30 August 2017 Labour leader Brendan Howlin has described the Taoiseach's Strategic Communications Unit as a vanity propaganda project, and a means of providing further communications …
  8. Statement on the death of Conal Kavanagh Issued 28 August 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has expressed his sadness on the sudden death of former Wicklow Councillor Conal Kavanagh. "I was deeply saddened to hear of the sudden …
  9. UK Labour Move towards a softer Brexit welcome Issued 27 August 2017 The Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has welcomed the policy shift by the British Labour Party on Brexit, but highlighted that even those softer arrangements would be …
  10. Budget preparation creates cause for concern Issued 20 July 2017 The Mid-Year Expenditure Report published today by Minister Donohoe makes for very worrying reading, while his appearance at the Budgetary Oversight Committee has created …
  11. Restoring trust and confidence in An Garda Síochána Issued 19 July 2017 Speech by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party to MacGill Summer School As our programme points out, reform of the Garda Síochána has featured several times over …
  12. Dail committee should have considered Operation Sophia motion Issued 13 July 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has expressed his concern at the limited debate on the Defence motion under the triple lock, seeking Dáil approval for Irish participation …
  13. Refreshed Frontbench unveiled by Howlin Issued 13 July 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin today announced the refreshed Labour frontbench, incorporating those who have been selected as general election candidates, while giving …
  14. Summer Economic Statement promises little, and will deliver less Issued 12 July 2017 The publication of the Summer Economic Statement promises little to the people of Ireland, and will deliver even less, according to Labour leader Brendan Howlin: "Over recent …
  15. Dail Statements on 22nd anniversary of Srebrenica Issued 11 July 2017 Ceann Comhairle, I welcome the opportunity to speak on behalf of the Labour Party. These statements are in keeping with the European Parliament resolution of 2009. That …
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