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Oireachtas Brief 60 November 2013 (4)

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 salaries

Continued pressure to implement charities legislation Conway: charities should fund register Mulcahy: stop all money for advocacy groups  Martin Conway (FG, administrative) asked for a debate on the implementation  of the Charities Act (Seanad Eireann, 13th November 2013, 499). There…

LCDP: Local government Bill concludes second stage

Debate concluded on the Local government Bill, 2013, which provides inter alia for the alignment of the Local Community Development Programme (LCDP) with local government (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th November 2013, 89,91; 13th November, 772-6; 14th November 27-32, 59-107).  Joe…

Cabinet subcommittee on social policy: Taoiseach defends record

The Taoiseach informed both Micheal Martin (FF, Cork SC) and Joe Higgins (SP, Dublin W) of the frequency of the meetings of the cabinet subcommittee on social policy (Dail Eireann, 7th November 2013, 39-51) (under the constitutional amendment for confidentiality,…

Child & Family Agency and Family Resource Centres

The Bill establishing the Child and Family Agency was approved on fourth and fifth stage (Dail Eireann, Debates, 21st November 2013, 23-37; 56-87).  Caomhghin O Caolain  (SF, Cavan Monaghan) presented a fourth stage amendment for the board to include people…

> Other debates

> Mortgage arrears: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 13th November 2013, 571-4 (adjournment). > Funding for Dyspraxia Association: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 13th November 2013, 578-580 (adjournment).  > Asylum seekers and direct provision: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 19th November 2013, 699-701 (adjournment). > Roma…

> Other news

> Mortgage arrears and home repossessions: Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th November 2013, 488-9; 14th November, 150-1. > Area based initiatives against child poverty: Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th November 2013, 596-7. > JobBridge placements (11% in the voluntary and community sector):…

2 Appointments

Ombudsman The Seanad approved the appointment of Peter Tyndall for appointment by the President as Ombudsman (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 5th November 2013, 194).  He was also approved the same day by the Dail (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th November 2013, 80-89). …