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Preventative policies blocking asylum seekers from entering workforce – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Robert Troy, has slammed the disgraceful delay in finding a solution to allowing asylum seekers to obtain driving licences. Deputy Troy first raised the right of asylum seekers to obtain a driving licence back in September 2018 with Minister Ross and impressed upon him the need to assist asylum seekers to integrate. Over a year later no action has been taken and the Minster has said the matter is still under consideration. Read more Comments are closed

Government still slow to wake up to insurance crisis – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Robert Troy TD, has said it’s high time the Government woke up to the public liability insurance crisis.

Deputy Troy was commenting following reports that an investigation will be launched into the public liability insurance market by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC).

Deputy Troy explained, “It’s welcome to see the Minister wake up somewhat and smell the roses but she should have commissioned this investigation sooner. Many businesses are reporting large increases in employer and public liability insurance premiums, many more cannot even obtain a...

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