Minister Ross must outline what he knew about faulty life jackets and when he became aware – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy has said that Minister Shane Ross needs to stop hiding behind the current investigation into the R116 accident and outline why he and his predecessors did not take steps to improve the safety on this and other aircraft. Deputy Troy made the comments after it became known that the company that operates search and rescue services, on behalf of the State, knew for over five years that the life jackets on its helicopters were faulty. “Minister Ross needs to come forward and stop hiding behind the fact...
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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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