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Mr Thomas PRINGLE

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Substitute
Deputy
Independents 4 Change

Dáil Éireann
IE - - Dublin 2
Ireland

Thomas.Pringle@oireachtas.ie

Working language: English

Roles

Membership of political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left

Assembly Member

  • since 21/01/2019 Substitute-Ireland

MP's role(s) in Committee(s) and Sub-Committee(s)

  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter
  • Alternate of Mr Joseph O'REILLY (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development

Interventions

Last speeches

02/10/2019 | 16:11:27 Thank you Madame Chairperson. I would like to take this opportunity to commend the rapporteur Madame TRISSE for her report and recommendations, and also to congratulate the Governor of the bank on behalf of the United Left Group. Madame Chairperson, the Council of Europe Development Bank, or CEB as I will call it from now on is a very important institution of the Council. I feel the ability to lend money to member states that support the aims of the Council as an important part of supporting the... 01/10/2019 | 11:03:35 Thank you. I would like to thank the rapporteur Mr Sylvain WASERMAN for his report. It is very interesting. Madame President, the protection of whistleblowers is vitally important. Many public bodies and organisations rely on the effect of whistleblowing in order to provide effective governance. It is a sad reflection on public organisations, but having effective protections and indeed having effective Ombudsman legislations which we will also be discussing this week are critical to ensure the e... 26/06/2019 | 10:38:13 Thank you, Madam Chairperson. I'm speaking on behalf of the Unified European Left. Madam Chairperson, according to global advocates on mental health, we are facing a global human rights emergency in this field. All over the world, people with mental health disabilities experience a wide range of human rights violations. Member States of the Council of Europe must advocate for mental health systems across the world to conform to a human-rights based approach, which is compatible with the United N... 25/06/2019 | 17:53:38 The Istanbul Convention is a very important document for the people of Ireland and should touch the standard and high estate deals with violence against women. In Ireland, one in five women have suffered an intimate partner violence and domestic abuse. Nine out of ten women who are killed, are killed by someone known to them with 56% of them killed by a partner or ex-partner. That in itself shows the importance of the Convention and the need to implement it and the measures of the Istanbul Conve...

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