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Friday, 29th May 2020

Nash calls for end to safe pass suspension

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Ged Nash.

Labour TD Ged Nash has called for the lifting of the suspension of Safe Pass courses. 

The Louth & East Meath TD contacted Solas and the Minister for Education on the matter and he raised the issue with the Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection in the Dáil today. 

“Without a safe pass, you cannot work on a building site. The current suspension means that construction workers I have spoken to who have returned to family in Ireland from countries like Australia cannot now work on Irish sites. 

“All of these courses can be run online and if the courses recommence, we can get a lot of people back into work on sites that have now been reopened. 

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“This is the time of year when apprentices are taken on. The suspension of the safe pass programme is hampering their opportunities. This can be easily fixed and it can be fixed now.”

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