Our database of policy motions from ICTU conferences.

Reproductive Rights

Motion no
42
Conference recognises the huge progress in the Republic since the referendum on abortion in May 2018 and welcomes the solidarity shown North and South during the campaign. Conference notes that services and provision of abortion up to 12 weeks have been rolled...
Adopted

Foster Leave

Motion no
43
Congress acknowledges the important service that foster carers play in providing a safe and stable environment for foster children in Ireland. While their role is recognised by the State in terms of fostering allowances, there are no associated leave...
Adopted

Tyred - Old Tyres Kill

Motion no
45
This Congress notes with sadness that in September 2012, two young people returning from a music festival in England lost their lives when the coach they were travelling in crashed.The driver was also killed.The crash was caused by a tyre that was nearly 20...
Adopted

Primary School Education

Motion no
47
1. This Conference recognises the enormous value of primary education in laying the foundations of learning, and the internationally-acknowledged high quality of the Irish primary education system.2. However, Conference notes that the most recent comparative...
Adopted

Health Services Funding Crisis

Motion no
48
Health Services in Ireland North and South are under extreme pressure, facing a funding crisis and significant difficulties in recruiting and retaining an adequate workforce. Waiting times in ED departments and waiting lists for first outpatient appointments...
Adopted

Free Public Transport

Motion no
51
Conference notes the many societal problems across the Island of Ireland; from unemployment, job insecurity, and homelessness, rural isolation to ghettoisation, deprivation, poverty and inequality. This conference agrees that urbanisationand centralisation of...
Adopted