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Oireachtas Brief §28 January 2012 (2)

Welcome to Oireachtas Brief, the information service for social justice NGOs and voluntary sector activists interested in issues of poverty and social exclusion in the Oireachtas.  Oireachtas Brief is provided by The Wheel and the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN)…

Poverty and the troika

The effectiveness of government strategies against poverty, especially in their current European and austerity context, was raised on a number of occasions in the Dail (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th January 2012, 1164-5; 26th January, 96-8)).  The Minister for Social Protection,…

Community Employment review

As was the case in Oireachtas Brief 27, Community Employment continued to be an issue attracting considerable attention.  The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, gave further details of the present review of Community Employment (CE) to Patrick Nulty (ind,…

Appointments to state boards

> Legal Aid Board: Dail Eireann, Debates, 31st January 2012, 526-7 > Family Support Agency: Dail Eireann, Debates, 31st January 2012, 556 > Citizen’s Information Board: Dail Eireann, Debates, 31st January 2012, 460-1 > Pobal: Dail Eireann, Debates, 31st January…

> Other debates

> Education (amendment) Bill, 2nd stage: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 25th January 2012, 871-894 > Services for people with disabilities: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 894-919.  > Alignment process in local government: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 25th January 2012, 927-9. > Rent supplements: Dail…

> Other news references

> Audit requirements for smaller charities under company law: Dail Eireann, Debates, 31st January 2012, 443. > Funding of youth cafés and list of projects funded: Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th January 2012, 741