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Bertie Ahern’s policies on domestic policy issues



Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Domestic Policy  ›  United Ireland

Do you support a united Ireland?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseYes, but only if both sides independently and overwhelmingly vote in favor of it

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseNo, but decriminalise drugs that offer medicinal benefits such as marijuana

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseNo

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Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of the Dáil?

  Party influenceNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Seanad Éireann Electoral System

Should the Seanad be a wholly elected body?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Northern Ireland Power Sharing

Should the power-sharing provincial government be restored in Northern Ireland?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Irish flag?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Dáil Participation

Should elected Members of Parliament in Northern Ireland be able to sit and participate in the Dáil?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Gambling

Should the government ban gambling?

  Bertie Ahern voterbaseNo