Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Workers need certainty and secure hours –Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, attending the launch of the Mandate Trade Union’s ‘Secure Hours- Better Future’ charter, described the Government’s current proposals for secure hours as not fit for purpose. The Sinn Féin TD said that these workers will still be forced to live on poverty wages and into a position where they […]

Taoiseach’s comments cold comfort to homeless – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s comments at the Fine Gael Annual Conference, regarding homelessness in Ireland being low by international standards, ‘as cold comfort’ to the all those families and individuals currently sleeping rough or reliant on homeless accommodation. Deputy Seán Crowe: “The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, either doesn’t care […]

Government trying to hide pension inequality – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the Government is using a ‘sleight of hand’ to down play the actual number of people affected by 2012 pension band changes. The Sinn Féin TD said such an approach was pathetic and a rather crude effort to hide Ireland’s growing pension inequality. Deputy Crowe made his […]

Another increase in amount of patients on trolleys last month – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the increase in the number of patients on trolleys for the month of October as completely unacceptable. The Sinn Féin TD said that the figures, released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), show that the amount of people on trolleys in our hospitals is increasing […]

Rogue landlords must be tackled – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has spoken out against the small number of rogue landlords who are renting out substandard accommodation or overcrowding their premises. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after a Sinn Féin private members motion, aimed at tackling substandard private rental conditions and getting tougher with rogue landlords, was overwhelmingly passed […]

Seán Crowe TD expresses concern over jailing of Catalan Parliament Speaker

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has expressed his deep concern with the jailing of the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, and four other Catalan MPs by a Supreme Court Judge in Madrid. They have been charged with rebellion and sedition for facilitating a debate and vote in the Catalan […]

Tracker mortgage delay unacceptable – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the lengthy delay in banks not settling with customers who were wrongly charged on their tracker mortgages as totally unacceptable and amounting to a theft of customers. The Sinn Féin TD believes the banks involved need to face steep financial penalties in order to apply greater pressure […]