Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Crowe Says Tracker Scandal Still Not Resolved for Many Customers

by Seán Crowe TD

Crowe Says Tracker Scandal Still Not Resolved for Many Customers Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has said that despite the publication of the Central Bank’s final report on the tracker mortgage scandal many customers’ cases still not resolved, remain outstanding and face into an uncertainty of the courts. The Bank overcharging scandal can be traced […]

Plan to End Rehabilitative Training Allowance for School Leavers

by Seán Crowe TD

Plan to End Rehabilitative Training Allowance for School Leavers Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described reports that the HSE plans to end the Rehabilitative Training allowance as a retrograde step that is wrong, unacceptable and highlights again the Government’s inability to manage its Health budget. Hundreds of young school leavers with a disability who […]

Defence Force’s Pay Issues not adequately addressed by Commission Report

by Seán Crowe TD

Defence Force’s Pay Issues not adequately addressed by Commission Report  Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the Public Service Pay Commission report on Defence Forces pay as inadequate and said that morale in the Forces was now at all-time low. Responding to the Public Service Pay Commission Report Deputy Crowe said:   “The Public […]

Sinn Féin welcomes Living Wage of €12.30 an hour – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, today welcomed the new Living Wage rate of €12.30 per hour for 2019 and said that the government needs to lead by example and introduce this living wage to many of its own low paid employees. The Sinn Féin TD said a Living Wage is needed to ensure workers […]

Political rights of Catalan MEPs must be protected – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Ahead of the first sitting of the new European Parliament Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe, has called on the European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, to ensure that the political rights of Catalan MEPs are protected. His comments come after the Spanish government’s latest attempts to violate the rights of Catalan MEPs and disregard […]

Seán Crowe TD calls for the introduction of a Living Wage

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the launch of his party’s proposals to introduce the Living Wage in Ireland. Sinn Féin are pledging to introduce a new Living Wage Act when in government, which will see workers earn enough which makes possible a minimum acceptable standard of living. The proposals also […]

Government freeze on home help hours makes no sense – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has criticised the government’s decision to freeze home help hours and said the decision makes no budgetary sense. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after his party’s motion challenging the government and the HSE’s targeting of home help hours to cut or freeze passed in the Dáil this afternoon. […]

Government caused the health service strike, they now must act to end it – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to engage meaningfully with striking health service workers and implement the recommendations of the 2017 job evaluation scheme. The Sinn Féin TD visited the picket line outside Tallaght University Hospital this morning to extend his solidarity to the striking workers. Deputy Seán Crowe said: […]