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Oireachtas Brief 46 January 2013 (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)…

1 Debates: Future of local development companies

The future of local development companies or partnerships in the alignment process was, as flagged earlier, discussed in the Seanad (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 22nd January 2013, 245-280).   Paschal Mooney (FF, agriculture) warned of the storm clouds gathering on this…

Water poverty

David Cullinane (SF, labour) warned of the danger of ‘water poverty’ arising from the forthcoming water charges, in the course of the debate on the committee stage of the Water services Bill (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 29th January 2013, 472-502).  Earlier,…

2 News The other lotteries

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, gave details to Caomhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan Monaghan) of the compensation given annually to charities whose earlier lotteries had been negatively impacted when the National Lottery was set up in the…