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A Midlands-North-West MEP is calling for discussions on sexual and reproductive rights to be included in education. European Parliament member Maria Walsh was speaking following a report calling on European Union institutions and member states to ensure equality through access to sexual reproductive health services. These include access to abortion…

A north west MEP says online violence against women is a major issue. Midlands North West MEP, Maria Walsh, chaired a discussion around the topic yesterday and says the discrimination against women online is not confined solely to public figures. She has been appointed to work on a file examining…

A proposed Covid 19 vaccination certificate should facilitate freedom of movement without discrimination. Midlands North West MEP, Maria Walsh says the cert would provide 3 options to travellers with only one being required; prove they have received a Covid-19 vaccine, a negative PCR test or they have had the virus…

A north west MEP says people need better protections against the negative sides of social media. The European Parliament is demanding better regulation of social media platforms to defend democracy. MEPs this week called for democratic oversight of tech giants to safeguard freedom of expression. There’ve been increasing concerns about…

A Midlands/North West MEP is calling on the government to publish its roadmap for the Brexit Adjustment Reserve Fund. €5.4b has been allocated to help countries worst affected by the UK’s departure from the EU. Just over €1b is going Ireland. Midlands/North West MEP, Maria Walsh, says the likes of…

Midlands-North-West MEP Maria Walsh is calling for an EU-wide ban on gay conversion therapy. She was speaking during a debate on the first LGBTI equality strategy in the European Parliament. The Irish government has promised to ban conversion therapy during its term. Maria Walsh wants the entire EU to do…

Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh has broken party ranks in the European Parliament in a vote over energy projects. The motion aimed to block a list of priority projects including the controversial Shannon LNG gas terminal. Critics say it goes against climate ambitions and will see fracked gas imported from…