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Joe Behan
Joe Behan
Independent
Party 6


Incumbent : No

Main message to voters:

As an Independent TD I would be the voice of the people of my constituency, not the representative of a political party which has its own priorities. I would be free to represent and defend the rights of all people in their dealings with national and local government.

Election history:

Elected as FF candidate to Bray UDC in !985, Wickow CoCo in 1991 and Dáil Éireann in 2007. Resigned from FF in 2008 in protest at the Budget. Independent candidate in Elction 2011. Unsuccesssful. Elected as Independent Cllr to Wicklow CoCo in 2014.

Priorities:

  1. Protection of older people by restoring the full medical card and other benefits including the telephone allowance and ending prescription charges.
  2. Abolition of Irish Water and Water Charges.
  3. Education Funding at all levels but particularly in the area of special educational needs.