Ge16 candidates

Tom Kivlehan

1. Are you for or against the elimination of the local property tax?

Against

2. Are you for or against repealing the 8th Amendment?

For

3. Are you for or against the creation of a directly elected mayor for the Dublin area, with greater powers over, housing, transport and revenue raising?

For

4. Who should be responsible for setting minimum apartment standards, local authorities or the national government?

Both

5. Are you for or against ending religious patronage of all schools?

Yes

6. Are you for or against the provision of medically supervised injection centres in Dublin?

For

7. Are you for or against giving asylum seekers the right to work?

For

8. What, if anything, should be done about Irish Water?

Use as a billing and procurement agency for county councils

9. Are you for or against the immediate introduction of a vacant-land levy in Dublin?

For

10. Are you for or against banning zero-hour employment contracts?

For

11. Are you for or against ending unvouched expenses for TDs and councillors?

For

12. Are you for or against bringing in a new system of independent building inspections carried out by government inspectors to ensure that buildings are built to code?

For


In preparation for 26 February, we asked candidates running in Dublin for their views on a dozen issues. You can read what all the candidates had to say here.

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Sam Tranum is deputy editor of Dublin Inquirer. He's been a newspaper reporter, a newspaper editor, an assistant professor of journalism, an author and a book editor, among other things. You can follow him @samtranum.

 

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