Press Archive

  1. Nash moves legislation in Dáil to close lobbying loophole

    Tue Nov 3, 2020 - 12:40 pm
    Proposed change to law gives Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPO) the power to investigate and sanction former politicians who breach lobbying and ethics rules Recent Fine Gael & Sinn Féi...
  2. Government failing to inform the public about available mortgage savings

    Thu Oct 29, 2020 - 12:37 pm
    Central Bank report published today shows around 100,000 mortgage holders could save over €1 billion in mortgage repayments by switching their mortgage, with available savings of €236 million esti...
  3. Minister should clarify if he raised Ulster Bank loan book sale reports with company management

    Wed Oct 21, 2020 - 11:36 am
    Ulster Bank management must engage meaningfully with Financial Services Union (FSU) at the earliest opportunityMoratorium on economic lay-offs needed for banking sector, starting with banks part-owned...
  4. Mortgage and loan payment break essential for laid-off workers and struggling business owners

    Tue Oct 20, 2020 - 11:34 am
    Long term strategy needed for payment breaks in any future lockdownsBorrowers should not have credit rating damaged by six week lockdownWith thousands of workers due to be laid off from Wednesday nigh...
  5. Nash joins campaign to save Ulster Bank branches from closure

    Fri Oct 16, 2020 - 03:08 pm
    "It has emerged that Ulster Bank’s parent company, NatWest, are considering pulling their operations out of Ireland which could result in the closure of bank branches right across the country, inclu...
  6. RE: 1,400 Job Cuts at Bank of Ireland (BOI) - Letter to Minister for Finance

    Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 11:21 am
    Dear Minister Donohoe,I am writing to you regarding the recent announcement by Bank of Ireland (on Wednesday 5th August 2020) to roll out a voluntary redundancy plan with the aim of reducing its staff...
  7. RE: 1,400 Job Cuts at Bank of Ireland (BOI) - Letter to the CEO of BOI

    Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 11:16 am
    Dear Ms. McDonagh,I am urgently writing to you regarding the recent announcement by Bank of Ireland (on Wednesday 5th August 2020) to roll out a voluntary redundancy plan with the aim of reducing its ...
  8. No Cash without Conditions - Labour tables amendments to Finance bill

    Wed Jul 29, 2020 - 11:14 am
    Labour says Financial Provisions (Covid-19) Bill should be amended to better protect workers in bailed out firms Labour’s Finance spokesperson Ged Nash TD has brought forward amendments to toda...
  9. Government Need to Come Clean on Phoney Pay Cut

    Tue Jul 28, 2020 - 11:13 am
    Reacting to the news of the Government’s phoney 10% pay cut which will leave Minister’s €1,000 better-off,  Labour Spokesperson on Public Expenditure & Reform Ged Nash TD stated that th...
  10. Pay equality must extend to rest of public service

    Mon Jul 27, 2020 - 11:10 am
    With both the Minister for Finance and Minister for Public Expenditure conceding they couldn’t have pay inequality in the Cabinet, Labour public expenditure spokesperson Ged Nash TD said the same pr...
  11. These aren’t the Green jobs people voted for

    Sun Jul 26, 2020 - 11:10 am
    Responding to revelations that Green Party Leader and Climate Action Minister Eamon Ryan is to appoint up to eight special advisers, Labour’s public spending spokesperson Ged Nash TD said;"When peop...
  12. A New Social Contract is Needed in the National Battle for Recovery from Covid-19.

    Mon Jul 20, 2020 - 10:04 am
    *Published in the Sunday Independent - 19/07/2020.Sub-heading: We Must Think Big To Build An Economy That Works For Us All. We can’t go back to business as usual. The tired toolbox of idea...
  13. Labour sets five tests for July Stimulus and calls for a package of at least €10bn

    Thu Jul 16, 2020 - 10:10 am
    Package must make an impact, create and save jobs, and improve public servicesThe Labour Party Finance spokesperson Ged Nash has today published a set of five tests that the government’s upcoming Ju...
  14. MNCs must pay their fair share of corporation tax

    Wed Jul 15, 2020 - 11:32 am
    Labour has called for a minimum effective rate of corporation tax to be introduced.Speaking in response to the General Court of the European Union (GCEU) annulment of the Commission’s tax ruling aga...