Dáil debates

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Children's Rights: Motion [Private Members]


4:00 pm

Photo of Willie PenroseWillie Penrose (Longford-Westmeath, Labour) | Oireachtas source

We do not go around telling people to go on strike every other day or get rid of 5,600 workers from Intel, as I heard some of the Deputy's colleagues say. The most effective way to ensure long-term and sustainable economic development is to invest in early childhood education, as my colleague, Deputy Sherlock, has emphasised. That will require major planning and investment. The Labour Party in government has an impressive track record of delivering improvements. We saw the country through an appalling period of economic collapse but now money is available. The challenge now is for the Government to deliver on this properly for all the children of this State.


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