Articles posted in 'Issue 32'

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Code of practice for voluntary and community organizations

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, told Terence Flanagan (FG, Dublin NE) and Derek Keating (FG, Dublin MW)  that pending the implementation of the Charities Act, which was now deferred, he was encouraging voluntary and community organizations to…

Oireachtas Brief §32 – April 2012

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)…

Social welfare and pensions Bill, 2012: focus on lone parents

The principal debate in April was the Social welfare and pensions Bill, which gives legal effect to the welfare decisions of the 2012 budget announced last December (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th April 2012, 583-609; 19th April, 119-141; 24th April, 336-357;…

Summer stakeholder seminar on Community Employment

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Sean Fleming (FF,  Laois Offaly) and Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) that this June or July she would convene a stakeholder seminar on Community Employment (CE) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th April…

> Further debates

> Human trafficking and prostitution: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 18th April 2012, 773-800. > Rented accommodation in Cork: Dail Eireann, Debates,18th April 2012, 514-7.   > Equality mainstreaming funding: Seanad Eireann, Debates 19th April 2012, 864-7.

National Action Plan for Social Inclusion, Poverty Impact Assessments

Seanad appeal on children hungry The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Micheal Martin (FF, Cork SC) that her department had recently concluded the third annual report on social inclusion (Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th April 2012, 608).  This would…

Disability activation project

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Billy Kelleher (FF,  Cork NC) that she had expanded the disability action project with a call for proposals closing on 13th April (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th April 2012, 819).  The programmne, co-funded…

Rent supplements to Environment for January 2013

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) that she had set 1st January 2013 as the date for the transfer of the rent supplement scheme from her department to the Department of the…

> Further news references

> Tenants buying from social housing associations: Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th April 2012, 991-2. > Resourcing of Money Advice Budgeting Service: Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th April 2012, 608-9