Howlin, Brendan

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

I refer to the finding of the Workplace Relations Commission, WRC, that one of the Government's Ministers of State, Deputy John Halligan, discriminated against a serving civil servant during the co...More Button

The next issue is apologising to the victim of the discrimination. During the course of the aforementioned interview the Minister of State began by saying, "I know I shouldn't be asking this;" t...More Button

Will there be other consequences for Deputy John Halligan, given that he is a Minister of State in the Department responsible for equality law and has broken that law?More Button

I thank the Tánaiste for the clarity of her response. The battle for equality in terms of employment for women has been a very long battle and it is not over. On the notion that Ministers would r...More Button

Questions on Promised Legislation

The Tánaiste knows well that the cost of motor insurance remains a critical issue for many people across the country, particularly in communities with inadequate or, oftentimes, no public transport...More Button

Very good.More Button