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Ross fails to deliver on road maintenance funding – Troy

- Funding for road maintenance to fall by 30% in 2018 - Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD says he is shocked to learn of extensive funding cutbacks for roads maintenance in 2018. Deputy Troy made the comments after Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) took the extraordinary step of writing to Local Authorities to warn them that the Ordinary Maintenance Allocation for roads will plummet by 30% in 2018. The overall national road current expenditure budget for 2018 is set to fall by 15% when compared to 2017. Deputy Troy said, “This revelation is truly shocking....
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Government must take steps to correct inequities in pensions system – Troy

- Women have been unfairly treated under system brought in under FG-Lab Govt - Fianna Fáil TD for Longford - Westmeath Robert Troy has called on the Government to set out a timeframe for addressing the inequalities in the State pension, which are negatively impacting on women. Fianna Fáil brought forward a private members motion to highlight the issue. It’s hoping the motion can be used as a roadmap by the Government to create a fairer system. Deputy Troy explained, “The current pension system puts women at a severe disadvantage. Anyone who took time out from...
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