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Oireachtas Brief 64 January 2014

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: Charities, top ups and regulation

Sinn Fein introduced a private members Bill designed to ensure the enactment of the unenacted parts of the Charities Act, 2007 by 31st May and to amend the Act to include human rights as a legitimate area of charitable activity…

Local government Bill changes

Media excluded from LCDCs The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan recommitted and amended the government’s Local government reform Bill 2013 in the Seanad before returning to the Dail (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 15th January 2014, 38-55;…

> Other debates

> Recognition of sign language: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 22nd January 2014, 250-273. > Youth justice policy: Seanad Eireann, Debates, 28th January 2014, 357-376. > Mortgage debt: Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th January 2014, 5-8; 22-3. > Homeless situation: Dail Eireann, Debates,…

2 News: social impact 2014 budget

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Caoimhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan Monaghan) that her department was still assessing the social impact of the 2014 budget  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th January 2014, 795-8).  Asked about Social inclusion monitor, which…

Funding for voluntary organizations

Catherine Byrne (FG, Dublin SC) and John Deasy (FG, Waterford) asked a series of questions about government funding for voluntary and community organizations (Dail Eireann, Debates 16th January 2014, column indicated).  Ministers gave the following top line figures for 2013:…

> Other news

> Measures against youth unemployment: Dail Eireann, Debates, 15th January 2014, 272-4. > JobBridge, Tus, Community Employment, Rural Social Scheme: Dail Eireann, Debates, 15th January 2014, 274-6; 276-9; 294-5; 295-8. > Members of National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee appointed September…

3 Appointments: Oireachtas committee

The Dail approved committee changes (Dail Eireann, Debates, 22nd January 2014):   Health and children: Clare Daly (ind, Dublin N) to replace Mattie McGrath (ind, Tipperary S) Transport & Communications: Mick Wallace (ind, Wexford) to replace Mattie McGrath.