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Oireachtas Brief 39 September 2012 (2) (Supplement)

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)…

Homelessness, the census

Senator Aideen Hayden (Lab, Taoiseach nominee) demanded a debate on homelessness, following publication of the results of the 2011 census which found that 3,808 people were homeless (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 25th September 2012, 16).  Of these, 64 were living on…

Other debates

> Services and accommodation for refugees: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 20th September 2012, 61-4.

2 News: Reducing costs in the Local and Community Development Programmes

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan told Brendan Griffin (FG, Kerry S) that he was proposing to reduce the administrative costs of the 51 partnership companies from their present level capped at 35% to 25%…

Review of poverty target

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton told Willie O’Dea (FF, Limerick) that the government would soon publish the outcome of the review of the national poverty target set down in the National Action Plan for Social Inclusion in 2007…

Review of Domiciliary Care Allowance

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Brendan Griffin (FG, Kerry S) that the review of the working group for the Domiciliary Care Allowance would report by the end of December this year (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th September 2012,…

Review of part V housing

The Minister of State at the Environment, Community and Local Government, Jan O’Sullivan told Dessie Ellis (SF, Dublin NW) that the review of part V of the Planning and Development Act was now under way and was expected to conclude…

Review of children’s strategy

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald told Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) that the new framework for children and youth, to build on the original children’s strategy, Our children – their lives (2000) would be finalized…

Lottery funding in Department of Children & Youth Affairs

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, gave details to Paschal Donohoe (FG, Dublin Central) of her department’s scheme for National Lottery funding for 2012 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th September 2012, 148) (this is the original Department of…