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Oireachtas Brief 52 May 2013 (1)

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: Charity regulator

The Seanad debated the continuing delays in establishing the post of charity regulator,  on foot of a motion introduced by Mary Ann O’Brien (ind, Taoiseach nominee) (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 1st May 2013, 924-948).    She told the Seanad that a…

Scheme of funding for national voluntary organizations

Jillian van Turnout (ind, Taoiseach nominee) raised the issue of the future funding of national voluntary organizations (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 28th May 2013, 568-570).  The current scheme, which funds 64 national organizations is due to expire end 2013.  This money…

Alignment pilots announced

The Seanad debated the alignment process in the local authorities on an adjournment motion by Kathryn Reilly (SF, industrial & commercial) (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 15th May 2013, 300-302).  For the government, Phil Hogan, the Minister for the Environment, Community and…

> Other debates

> National Lottery Bill, report and final stages: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 7th May 2013, 18-25 > Domestic violence: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 8th May 2013, 73-104 > Direct provision hostels: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 8th May 2013, 107-111 > National Dementia Strategy:…