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  1. tALTBacik welcomes EU call to ban plastic packaging Issued 17 January 2018 Labour spokesperson on Climate Action and the Environment, Senator Ivana Bacik, has welcomed plans by the EU to ensure all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030, saying …
  2. tALTSpeech by Ivana Bacik on Eighth Amendment Committee Report Issued 17 January 2018 I welcome the Minister to the House, and welcome this important and historic debate. First - I, and my party, Labour, fully support the report’s recommendations, in …
  3. tALTTime for Government to ban non-compostable cups Issued 11 January 2018 Labour Party Environment spokesperson, Senator Ivana Bacik, has called on the Government to ban non-compostable coffee cups in tandem with introducing the latte levy. This …
  4. tALTRepeal the 8th Issued 20 December 2017 For many years, I have campaigned for Repeal of the Eighth Amendment; ever since my student days when I was taken to court and threatened with prison by SPUC (Society for the …
  5. tALTGender Pay Gap Legislation Issued 1 December 2017 On 25th October 2017, a bill that I had introduced in the Seanad in May was passed through Committee stage with government support. My gender pay gap bill would require all …
  6. tALTVótáil 100 Issued 21 November 2017 As chairperson of the Vótáil100 committee which is organising the celebrations around the 2018 centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland, I am delighted that we will have …
  7. tALTSyrian Soldiarity Issued 10 September 2017 Like all of us, I have been appalled and distressed at the horrific scenes of bombing in Aleppo and other towns and cities across Syria, and disgusted at the brutality …
  8. tALTThe Gender Pay Gap Issued 24 July 2017 RTÉ have four weeks to reveal Gender Pay Gap, but should come clean now- Bacik24 July 2017 Labour spokesperson on Communications, Senator Ivana Bacik, has called on RTÉ to …
  9. tALTWomen in Academia Issued 20 July 2017 Bacik expresses support for gender quotas in Academia20 July 2017 Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has said the third level sector needs to dramatically up its game and take …
  10. tALTNational Mitigation Plan Issued 19 July 2017 Bacik welcomes publication of National Mitigation Plan19 July 2017 Seanad Group Leader, Spokesperson on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment Labour spokesperson …
  11. tALTPension Equality Issued 13 July 2017 Bacik welcomes renewed Government commitment on pension equality13 July 2017 Statement by Senator Ivana Bacik Seanad Group Leader, Spokesperson on Communications, Climate …
  12. tALTLabour Private Members Motion on Student Loans Issued 12 July 2017 I welcome the Minister of State to the House and I wish to echo the words of congratulation from Senator Ó Ríordáin on her new appointment. The Minister of State has such …
  13. tALTRefugees Welcome! Issued 5 July 2017 Ireland must meet commitment on Refugees5 July 2017 Responding to the ongoing migration crisis in the Mediterranean, and the preparations by Austria to deploy troops on its …
  14. tALTHuman Trafficking Enforcement Issued 28 June 2017 US Govt report highlights need for enforcement of Ireland's anti-trafficking laws28 June 2017 Labour spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Senator Ivana Bacik, has expressed …
  15. tALTStatement by Senator Ivana Bacik on the death of Dr Ann Louise Gilligan Issued 15 June 2017 Statement by Senator Ivana Bacik on the death of Dr Ann Louise Gilligan15 June 2017 Senator Ivana Bacik, leader of the Labour group in the Seanad, today offered her …
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