Tuesday, 14 May 2019
An Bille um an gCúigiú Leasú is Tríocha ar an mBunreacht (An Ceart chun Teaghaise) 2016: An Dara Céim [Comhaltaí Príobháideacha] - Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Right to a Home) Bill 2016: Second Stage [Private Members]
Eoin Ó Broin (Dublin Mid West, Sinn Fein)
In fact, if we had a legal right to housing his county would not be in the mess it is in at the minute, because the Government, the Opposition and the local authorities would be forced through the courts to deliver the homes that the Deputy said he wants to deliver for his constituents.
One of the most striking aspects of this debate is the absence of the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Deputy Eoghan Murphy, and the Front Bench spokesperson for Fianna Fáil.