Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed concern at the low numbers of social housing units built by local authorities across the country last year, and said the pace of delivery needs to urgently step up a gear. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “It is pretty shocking that in the midst of this unprecedented housing crisis just 780 social houses were built by local authorities last year, which falls far below what was pledged by Government in its own housing plan.
Labour Party TD for Limerick City, Jan O’Sullivan has referred the removal of Labour Party posters on the Referendum to Repeal the Eighth to the Gardaí in Limerick City. This comes as Deputy O’Sullivan obtained video evidence of the posters being removed from the Punches Cross area of Limerick City. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “This is not just a problem isolated to Limerick City. I’ve received reports from Labour colleagues from across the country that our Yes posters are being
Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018 Dáil Éireann, April 18th 2018 The objectives of this Bill are broadly in line with the recommendation on Sex Education of the Oireachtas Committee on the 8th amendment, on which I was the Labour Party representative, and we support it as we have supported the recommendations of that Committee in full. The Committee recommendation was for a thorough review of sexual health and education (including the areas of consent and contrace
Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the State needs to increase its social housing targets and not continue to rely so heavily on the private sector to provide social and affordable homes. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “The latest figures on Social Housing Delivery Targets show that the majority of new social housing set to come on stream this year will come from the private sector. “The reality is that the State is not building enough social housing off its
Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan, has said reports of Government legislation to strengthen the rights of tenants are positive, but that the devil will be in the detail of the plans. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “I am glad to see that the Government has finally woken up to the realisation that strengthening security of tenure is a key element in tackling the housing crisis. We know that most people that are now becoming homeless are coming from the private rental sect