From left, at top: Senator Marie Sherlock, Spokesperson on Finance Ged Nash TD, Senator Rebecca Moynihan, and Party Leader Alan Kelly
Merrion Street, Dublin 2.
The Labour Party launches its alternative Budget 2021. Which includes:
ObairGhearr, a short term working scheme would save jobs, provide training and restore the link to incomes.
Tax increases targeted at wealth and assets, and the ending of wasteful tax breaks would raise €1.8bn to fight the pandemic, improve services and create jobs.
Overall Labour commits to a stimulus of nearly €5bn, and a further €6.4bn Covid-19 contingency.
Leinster House, Dublin 2.
Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health David Cullinane (above) launches the Sinn Fein Alternative Budget Proposals for Health joined by Thomas Gould TD (second right); spokesperson on Mental Health Mark Ward TD (right); and spokesperson on Climate Justice, Senator Lynn Boylan (left).