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Child homelessness figures soaring – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has slammed the government over its failing housing policy and the growing number of children and families living in emergency accommodation. The Sinn Féin TD said newly released figures show that the government has failed to get to grips with the causes of homelessness and that the housing crisis is getting worse. […]

Children suffering due to government’s housing policies

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, is not up to the task of solving the housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland. The Sinn Féin TD said that it was children and their families who were suffering because of his inaction. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The latest […]

Flaws in the childcare and early years sector need to be addressed – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the revelations on the recent RTÉ Investigates programme about childcare facilities raises serious questions for legislators and society in general about how we look after our children. The Sinn Féin TD said that the government and the Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, need to get real […]

Report highlights Government’s abject failings in child and family homelessness

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has said the annual ‘Report Card’ published by the Children’s Rights Alliance again highlights that the Government is failing in its commitments to end child and family homelessness. The Report Card awarded the government an ‘F’ grade for lack of progress in the area of Child and Family Homelessness […]

Government is refusing to report on its obesity action plan – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to publish an annual report on the progress of implementing the ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016 – 2025’. The Sinn Féin TD said the action plan is now two years old and despite the […]

Fraudulent birth registrations by adoption agency are criminal – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that another scandal involving religious orders is deeply disturbing but part of a pattern of widespread neglect, cruelty, abuse, and criminality that needs to be uncovered and face the full rigour of the law. The Sinn Féin TD said that the latest information emerging confirms that the […]