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Government must not appeal decision in Apple tax case

WP says tax windfall must be used for 'public compensation fund' to build public housing Apple revenue could build 72,000 houses in Ireland   The Workers’ Party has today (30th August) issued a call for the government not to appeal the European Commission's Apple tax decision, but to  establish a ‘Public Compensation Fund’ with money recouped [...]

August 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Government must not appeal decision in Apple tax case

Workers’ Party ensures that O’Devaney Gardens re-development will be 100% public, mixed income

Cllr. Éilis Ryan Councillors vote for motion based on ‘Solidarity Housing’ model Move calls Government’s Housing Land Initiative into question Dublin City Council last night (Monday July 25th) voted for the redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens, in the North Inner City, as 100% public, mixed income housing.  The decision by councillors to approve the [...]

July 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Workers’ Party ensures that O’Devaney Gardens re-development will be 100% public, mixed income

2016 Bodenstown Speech: We must challenge the fashion of disunity and fragmentation.

Cllr Éilis Ryan and May MacGiolla at the 2016 Bodenstown Commemoration Comrades, A few weeks ago, May MacGiolla mentioned to me that she thought this was her 81st year attending Bodenstown commemorations. Speaking to May, and indeed reading previous addresses given in Bodenstown, it was clear that it's unusual for a member who [...]

July 11th, 2016|Comments Off on 2016 Bodenstown Speech: We must challenge the fashion of disunity and fragmentation.

If promises of EU reforms are to have the slightest credibility TTIP should be cancelled

Cllr. Ted Tynan The Workers' Party have said that talk of reforms in the European Union structures to make it more accountable and democratic can have no credibility while the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continues to be pushed by national governments and the EU commission. Cork Workers Party Cllr Ted Tynan [...]

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on If promises of EU reforms are to have the slightest credibility TTIP should be cancelled

Disappointment at SF and Labour refusal to subject large corporations to wage assessments

Workers’ Party motion would have seen large businesses forced to disclose wage structure information as part of economic impact assessment. Workers’ Party Councillor Éilis Ryan today (Tuesday May 31st) expressed disappointment at last night’s decision by Labour and Sinn Féin councillors to reject her proposal that major corporations submit an “Economic Impact Assessment” as part [...]

May 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Disappointment at SF and Labour refusal to subject large corporations to wage assessments