Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, that road tax for HGVs over 12 tonnes will be reduced in next year’s Budget. Minister Noonan was speaking this week following a meeting he attended with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) welcomed the inclusion in the Finance Bill amendments of a provision to extend the opening hours of licenced bookmaking premises from 7am in the morning to 10pm in the evening during winter hours.
“This change has long been fought for by the Irish Bookmakers Association […]
Speaking in the Dail today on the recent budget. I spoke on changes to agricultural reliefs and initiatives to encourage long term leasing, taxation of self employed individuals, changes to VAT on certain herbal teas, excise duty, Employment and Investment Incentives among other items.
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has advised SMEs to apply for funding from their bank following news that €800 million in funding is being made available to lenders through the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI).
“SMEs should know that there is a […]
New Fund for Agri-Business Start Ups recognises Importance of this sector for Rural Ireland – Heydon
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the launch by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton of a new €250,000 Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund for start up enterprises in the Agri-Business Sector.
“I am delighted to […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has welcomed the passing of legislation to create the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) which will make available additional credit to Irish SMEs. Its establishment will facilitate access to national and international sources of funding and then to […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has welcomed this week’s announcement by Minister Richard Bruton TD, of Government approval for the Workplace Relations Bill 2014, which will reduce from five to two, the number of workplace relations bodies in the State.
“I strongly welcome this move to merge five State […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement by Punchestown Racecourse that it would be available to host the two Garth Brooks concerts which have been turned down for a licence by Dublin City Council. The Kildare racecourse has said that it could accommodate the concerts at […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) highlighted the need for more support in Newbridge for start ups and existing small business. Speaking at a business breakfast organised by Newbridge Chamber he outlined his vision for businesses in Newbridge and its wider environs.
“I am looking for space to promote enterprise and […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday) expressed his regret at the announcement by Pfizer that it is seeking 150 redundancies in 2014 at the company’s Newbridge facility.
“My thoughts are with the workers and their families at Pfizer’s Newbridge facility who are affected by today’s announcement and […]