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Oireachtas Brief 41 October 2012 (2) (Dail)

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)…

1 Debates: RAPID, CLAR, dormant accounts and the Troika

Eamon O Cuiv (FF, Galway W) asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan to spell out his plans for the future of the RAPID and CLAR schemes (Dail Eireann, Debates, 23rd October 2012, 9-11).  The…

Social welfare cuts and CE

The impact of social welfare cuts on Community Employment (CE) was raised by Maureen O’Sullivan (ind, Dublin C) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 10th October 2012, 79-81).  Projects were finding it difficult to fill their places, which also meant that the services…

Other debates

> Unemployment: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd October 2012, 14-19; job creation: Dail Eireann, Debates, 10th October 2012, 58-61. > Youth unemployment: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd October 2012, 11-14; w/a, 3; 25th October 2012, w/a 1-2.  > Addiction issues and services:…

2 News: Meeting the Troika

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, responded to questions from Sean Fleming (FF, Laois Offaly) and Dara Calleary (FF, Mayo) on her discussions with the troika on the social welfare system (Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th October 2012, w/a 5-6). …

Disability forum

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, told Martin Ferris (SF, Kerry N) that  at his request the National Disability Authority had held the first National Disability Forum this June (Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd October 2012, w/a 211).  The…

Expert advisory group on early years strategy

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, announced that she had appointed Dr Eilis Hennessy of UCD to head an expert advisory group to develop the new early years strategy, which will cover such issues as health, family…

Lone parent cut off age, visit to Sweden

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, was asked by Sandra McLellan (SF, Cork E) about the proposed changes to lone parent payments and her commitment to improved childcare services (Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th October 2012, w/a 17; 17th October…

Social welfare fraud

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, responded to a question from Alan Farrell (FG, Dublin N) about social welfare fraud (Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th October 2012, w/a 19).  She told him that in 2011 there were 63,310 overpayments valued…

> Other news references

> Job creation: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd October 2012, w/a, 2. > Underemployment: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd October 2014, w/a 4. > Traveller accommodation: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd October 2012, w/a 202; 23rd October 2012, w/a 6-7; w/a 14-15. >…

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