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32nd Dáil - Dáil Diary no 20 - 8th April 2016 

Most people in Ireland realise at this stage that we have a Housing Crisis, which is directly linked to Homelessness , but there are times when I suspect that neither Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil have really grasped it. The country's two largest parties are unashamedly right wing Neoliberal's and so tend to have an ideological problem with the idea of the State directly supplying Social Housing to those who need it, through our Local Authorities.

Last week, among the measures proposed by Fine Gael include linking funding for Local Authorities to their return of vacant social housing units and the examination of tax relief proposals for landlords who deliver a greater supply of private rental accommodation. So starving our local authorities of the necessary funding and keeping them on a shoe string, looks like remaining part of the plan, while continuing with the failed policy of relying on the private sector to meet the housing needs of those who can't afford to buy.

Meanwhile Fianna Fáil are now looking for NAMA to supply 20% social rather than 10% on State owned land - what would be wrong with NAMA supplying 50% social units in their plans to build 20,000 units, on land owned by the people of Ireland? NAMA say that they expect to be selling Private units for around 300,000 euro - how many of the people who are victims of our present housing crisis could possibly afford to buy one of NAMA's bargains?

Answers on a postcard please...

The Neoliberal policies of Fianna Fáil/Greens and Fine Gael/Labour led to a rise in inequality in Ireland, which has caused untold damage to our society. Ireland does not need another Neoliberal Government ....








Namaleaks is a project that seeks to uncover possible injustice and poor practice related to NAMA (National Asset Management Agency) and financial institutions in Ireland.


Mick Wallace Budget 2016 Speech.

Mick Wallace discussing Ireland's response to the current Refugee crisis.

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