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#Alex White

# alex-white - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Leo: It's not that unusual that Irish Water is looking for your PPS number

Earlier Alex White admitted the government “tried to bite off too much too quickly” with Irish Water.

# alex-white - Monday 29 September, 2014

Alex White had his car stolen last week

A briefcase was also stolen during the burglary, but the Department of Communications has said it didn’t contain any sensitive documents.

# alex-white - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'When it comes to state tenders, there is a fear of small businesses'

The EU says Ireland breached a directive in tendering for Eircode.

There will be no decisions made on fracking in Ireland for at least 2 years

The department of Minister of State Joe McHugh has issued a statement in response the announcement by Mark Durkan.

# alex-white - Friday 11 July, 2014

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

# alex-white - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Teenager's death could lead to wider availability of Epipens

Epipens, discretionary medical cards and medicinal marijuana all came up in today’s Oireachtas Health Committee meeting. There was even a Beyoncé & Jay Z reference.

Alex White to sign off on medicinal marijuana product within a week

MS sufferers will soon be able to avail of the drug

# alex-white - Saturday 5 July, 2014

"Joan's Day": After months of doom and gloom Labour had something to smile about yesterday

The outcome was inevitable but the democratic process ensured Labour had its day in the sun in Dublin yesterday.

# alex-white - Friday 4 July, 2014

Joan Burton is the new leader of the Labour Party

Labour’s former leader-in-waiting is now officially in charge. She’s asking the Irish people to have trust in her, and in the party as a whole.

Tánaiste Burton: 'Labour will enshrine equal rights from the workplace to the wedding ceremony' New Broom This post contains videos

Tánaiste Burton: 'Labour will enshrine equal rights from the workplace to the wedding ceremony'

The new Labour leader has been giving a press conference outlining her priorities this afternoon.

Alex White concedes: "This is Joan's day" Concession This post contains videos

Alex White concedes: "This is Joan's day"

The junior health minister has effectively conceded the leadership contest, ahead of Burton’s expected confirmation in the role this afternoon.

Au Revoir Eamon: Gilmore through the years Memory Lane This post contains images

Au Revoir Eamon: Gilmore through the years

On his last day in the job, we take a look back at the outgoing Labour leader through the years.

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader Labour's Choice This post contains videos

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader

The party’s current deputy leader is expected to see off the challenge of Alex White.

One of these two people will be Labour leader later today. Here's what they told us... The Contenders This post contains videos

One of these two people will be Labour leader later today. Here's what they told us...

We did in-depth interviews with Joan Burton and Alex White last month. Here’s what they had to say…

# alex-white - Friday 27 June, 2014

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White

# alex-white - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an 'intensely populist party' Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an 'intensely populist party'

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, where she sees her party in five years and who she thinks will win the World Cup.

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I've never smoked it) Did Not Inhale This post contains videos

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I've never smoked it) Exclusive

We asked Alex White so it would have been rude not to ask the other Labour leadership contender.

# alex-white - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

# alex-white - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Alex White says he smoked cannabis in college, but what about this Labour minister? The Big Question This post contains videos

Alex White says he smoked cannabis in college, but what about this Labour minister?

Labour deputy leadership hopeful Alan Kelly faced questions on cannabis smoking today after Alex White told TheJournal.ie that he inhaled in college.

# alex-white - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Minister: I keep an eye on cannabis legalisation in other countries (And yes, I've tried it) Exclusive

Junior health minister Alex White says he does not think full legalisation is on the cards, but that Ireland should “maintain an open mind”.

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Exclusive

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, pulling out of government and who he thinks will win the World Cup.

# alex-white - Monday 16 June, 2014

Alex White: Right now, a reasonable person could conclude that Kenny sacked Callinan Alex White This post contains videos

Alex White: Right now, a reasonable person could conclude that Kenny sacked Callinan Exclusive

The Labour leadership hopeful tells TheJournal.ie the Taoiseach needs to give a full account of what happened in the period leading up to the Garda Commissioner’s exit.

# alex-white - Saturday 14 June, 2014

'We should not fear increases in the minimum wage.' - Joan Burton links recovery with wages

The Minister for Social Protection was speaking at a leadership debate with rival Alex White.

Over to you: What do you want to ask Joan Burton and Alex White?

Joan Burton and Alex White will be speaking to TheJournal.ie in the coming two weeks. What do you want to ask them?

# alex-white - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Labour drops to just 4 per cent in latest poll

A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.

# alex-white - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

"You've some neck" - Martin calls for Kenny to admit he 'fired' Callinan

The Fianna Fáil leader said it was “very serious” that junior minister Alex White agreed that the Taoiseach forced the former Garda Commissioner to quit.

# alex-white - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting Labour's Choice This post contains videos

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?

Is it only fair to ask high earners to pull their weight? Or is it just too punitive?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# alex-white - Monday 9 June, 2014

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better

White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.

# alex-white - Sunday 8 June, 2014

No plans to extend Long Term Illness Scheme list despite not being updated since 1970

There have been calls that the new expert review panel for medical cards should match conditions on the LTI list.

# alex-white - Friday 6 June, 2014

Alex White thinks Enda Kenny fired the Garda Commissioner... maybe

The junior health minister reportedly told Labour members the Taoiseach acted “without as much as a phone call” to Eamon Gilmore.

# alex-white - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way

The Social Protection Minister’s dismissing any suggestion that her strident negotiating style could hasten the end of the coalition government.

# alex-white - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.

Alex White doesn't rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader

The junior health minister has set out his stall as he battles with Joan Burton for the Labour leadership.

Poll: Who would you like to see as the next Labour leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you like to see as the next Labour leader?

It looks like a two-horse race between Alex White and Joan Burton, but who should get it?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as things get back to normal after the bank holiday weekend.

Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday

There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.