She feels other issues have been pushed to the margins in the midst of Brexit.
The UK Labour Party is hoping their general election will see other issues come back onto the national agenda, by breaking the Brexit deadlock.
Olivia Rowley from Mountmellick is a Labour councillor in Wakefield in Yorkshire.
She feels issues like healthcare and homelessness rates have been neglected, while the government has been embroiled in Brexit negotiations.
The Laois woman says her constituents are feeling the effects of the impasse: