Mick Barry

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Anti-Evictions Bill – A major challenge for the government

On the day when activists from the Home Sweet Home campaign are due to meet Minister Coveney the Anti-Austerity Alliance has called on the government to take radical measures to stop people becoming homeless. The Anti-Austerity Alliance has said that the AAA-PBP Anti-Evictions Bill, which will be debated on January 17th, represents the type of [...]

Why the hospital trolley crisis isn’t a ‘perfect storm’

Why the hospital Trolley Crisis isn't a perfect storm but an ongoing emergency Anti-Austerity Alliance spokesperson on Health,Mick Barry TD (Cork North Central), has said that the Winter Initiative launched by Minister Simon Harris has failed as 612 people are stuck on trollies in hospitals across the country. He said that Minister Simon Harris' claim [...]

AAA-PBP to move Anti-Eviction Bill 2016

  This week the government launched their long awaited strategy to deal with the rental sector, unfortunately for tenants and those in emergency accommodation or homelessness it will do little to resolve the situation other than allow landlords to continue to hike up rents & evict tenants easier. AAA-PBP will move the first stage of [...]