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  1. Ivana BacikDeportation of family to UK should not proceed before 31st December Issued 22 December 2020 Office of the Minister for Justice refused to halt transfer. Family should not be deported to UK now where new Covid strain is circulating. Having received reports that a …
  2. Ivana BacikSpeech on Order of Business: International Migrants Day, Corrmac Ó Braonáin, Coco's Law, Happy Christmas! Issued 18 December 2020 I join others on behalf of the Labour Party group in wishing all colleagues across the House well for the Christmas break and the new year. In particular, I wish you well, a …
  3. ImmigrantCouncilHas there been a slipping of ambition when it comes to ending Direct Provision? Issued 16 December 2020 Reacting to news reports that Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration Roderic O’Gorman TD has told NGOS that a government White Paper on ending Direct …
  4. Ivana BacikStatement on the Commencement of Irish Sign Language Act 2017 Issued 15 December 2020 I welcome the Minister of State to the House. It is always a pleasure to have her with us in the Seanad. My colleagues, Senators Hoey and Wall, have spoken very eloquently …
  5. Ivana BacikAccommodation of Harold's Cross Educate Together Secondary School | Commencement Matter Issued 9 December 2020 Senator Ivana Bacik: I welcome the Minister to the House and thank her for appearing in person to address this Commencement matter. It calls for an update on the status of a …
  6. Ivana BacikExtension of Parent’s Leave must not exclude low-income families Issued 8 December 2020 Reacting to news that Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration Roderic O’Gorman TD has secured Cabinet approval for the extension of paid Parent’s …
  7. Ivana BacikSpeech on Order of Business: International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the Born Here Belong Here Campaign Issued 3 December 2020 I thank all colleagues who spoke last night and who supported the Labour Party's Private Members' Bill on citizenship. I very much appreciate colleagues' support in ensuring …
  8. Holding the Born Here Belong Here frameLabour bill one step closer to granting certainty for children born in Ireland to non-national parents Issued 2 December 2020 This evening, 2nd December 2020, the ‘Committee Stage’ debate on Labour’s Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018 …
  9. Holding the Born Here Belong Here frameIrish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018: Committee Stage Speech Issued 2 December 2020 I welcome the Minister. I want to first thank her for her very constructive engagement with me on this Bill, which I welcome. It is a very positive way to approach Private …
  10. Holding the Born Here Belong Here frameIrish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018 returns to Seanad Committee Stage Issued 2 December 2020 The Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018 returns to Committee Stage in the Seanad at 4:00pm today, having passed Second …
  11. Ivana BacikWomen’s Aid report highlights need to pass Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill Issued 25 November 2020 Today, Wednesday 25th November 2020, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Labour Party Spokesperson for Children, Disability, Equality and …
  12. Ivana BacikStatements on Combating Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Issued 24 November 2020 I welcome the Minister to the House and commend her on all the work she is doing on this issue. I welcome the opportunity to speak on combating domestic, sexual and …
  13. Holding the Born Here Belong Here frameBacik and Kelly launch 'Born Here Belong Here' petition, seek support for Labour Citizenship Bill Issued 24 November 2020 Today at Leinster House, Labour Party leader Alan Kelly and Party spokesperson on Children, Equality, Disability and Integration, Senator Ivana Bacik, launched a petition to …
  14. Ivana BacikSpeech on Order of Business: Prison Conditions, Labour's Born Here Belong Here Bill & International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2020 Issued 24 November 2020 I support Senator Boyhan's call for a debate on prison conditions in light of the horrific revelations from the report of the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention …
  15. Ivana BacikAll-of-Government approach needed to end Direct Provision Issued 23 November 2020 Responding to an article in Sunday’s edition of the Business Post which reports on the concerns expressed by Housing officials about the implementation of the Catherine …
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