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Coppinger, Ruth

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

There are further regulations for fire safety, which all of us welcome. There is a problem, however. How are community centres, public buildings, etc., to pay for the emergency renovations? In t...More Button

Cork Mail Centre: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

The closure of the mail centre in Cork has been presented as a done deal by An Post, backed up by the Government and apparently by a report; the media narrative that it is inevitable; the Labour am...More Button

What could workers do to maintain these jobs? Political pressure is vital. We all know that the Government has influence, as does its partner in government, Fianna Fáil. There will shortly be ...More Button

There is significant potential to increase jobs in the parcel sector. That is the message of this motion tonight. We all know and do not need to be told that posting letters is no longer common...More Button

The Labour Party amendment is the opposite of what I have just advocated and contrary to what Deputy Sherlock himself said. It cuts out any idea of opposing the closure of the mail centre and ju...More Button

From the very outset, that is cutting across the workers having any ability to fight. I even heard a claim from the Labour Party saying that we would cut across people getting redundancies. I wil...More Button