Articles posted in 'Issue 20 - September 2011'

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Joint policing committees review and white paper on crime

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, told Dessie Ellis (SF, Dublin NW) that his department was engaged in a major consultative exercise that would lead to a white paper on crime (Dail Eireann, Debates, 20th September 2011, 835). …

Merger of Equality Authority and Human Rights Commission by February

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, told Jonathan O’Brien (SF, Cork NC) and Catherine Murphy (ind, Kildare N) that he would appoint a small working group to advise him on how he could best merge the Human Rights…

Proportion on medical cards reaches 37%

The Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly, told Clare Daly (SP, Dublin N) that the total proportion of people in receipt of medical cards was now 36.89%  (Dail Eireann, Debates,14th September 2011, 508-9).    

New Seanad procedures

The Seanad approved, on 29th September (Seanad Eireann, 29th September 2011, 462-3), a new procedure where by a Seanad Public Consultation Committee be established of 11 members, whose role it would be to provide a direct engagement with the people. …

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Final titles of new ministers of state, following departmental reconfiguration:  Dail Eireann, 14th September 2011, 42. Listing of 22 volunteer centres, with staffing, volunteers registered, volunteers placed and funding provided in 2010: Dail Eireann, 14th September 2011, 347. Proportion of…

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