Articles posted in 'Issue 43'

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Poverty impact of budgets 2012, 2013

Asked about the impact analysis of the 2012 budget, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton told Stephen Donnelly (ind, Wicklow) that her department had analyzed its distributive and poverty impact of the budget and the tax and welfare package,…

Child poverty initiative

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, told Martin Ferris (SF, Kerry N) and Mick Wallace (ind, Wexford) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th December 2012, 271; 289-290) that she would provide, in 2013, €2.5m for an Area-Based Response to…

Focussed Policy Assessment of Rural Social Scheme. Numbers on Community Employment, Tús up

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, told Dara Calleary (FF, Mayo) that the Central Evaluation Unit of his department was expected to provide ealy in the new year a draft of its Focussed Policy Assessment of the…

Arts funding

The Minister for Arts, Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan told the Dail that the government had now curbed the decline in funding for arts organizations, by giving a grant to the Arts Council of 63m in 2012 (Dail…

Consultations on Charities Act

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, told Caoimhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan Monaghan) that he intended to invite charities and other interested parties for their views on the implementation of the Charities Act: a document was currently in…

Youth justice strategy, youth homeless review

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, told Caoimhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan-Monaghan) that the new national youth justice strategy plan would be published in early 2013 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th December 2012, 177).  It would be part of…

3 Appointments: Council of Europe, Oireachtas committees

The following were approved as Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly delegates in 2012 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 20th December 2012, 870)).   Representatives Joe O’Reilly, leader Michael McNamara Sen Deirdre Clune Sen Terry Leyden   Alternates Terence Flanagan John Paul Phelan…

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