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2 News Charities regulation consultation

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, told Bernard Durkan (FG, Kildare N)  that he was currently carrying out a consultation on the implementation of the Charities Act.  This included the establishment of the authority, statutory registration and reporting,…

Arts philanthropy initiative

The Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan gave details to Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) and Gerry Adams (SF, Louth) of the arts philanthropy initiative for 2013 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 13th March 2013, 546-7)).  Under the…

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

The Minister for Equality and Justice, Alan Shatter, gave assurances to the Dail that the new Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) would conform to the Paris Principles (Dail Eireann, Debates, 6th March 2013, 12-13).  He had consulted with…

Peace IV programme

The Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin, told Brendan Smith (FF, Cavan Monaghan) that he had already begun a consultation process for the new Peace programme  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 7th March 2013, 53-4).  This was initiated last April…

1 Debates: Child poverty and child benefit

Senators again returned to the issue of poverty (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 19th February 2013, 203).   Jillian van Turnhout (ind, Taoiseach nominee) drew attention to the increased level of child poverty in Ireland and that the Children’s Rights Alliance, in…

Disability cuts

Senators protested against the cut in mobility grant and transport allowance for people with disabilities (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 27th February 2013, 385).  Marc McSharry (FF, industrial & commercial) said that he could not understand what the government had against people…

1 Debates: Senators press again for poverty debate

Senators continued to press for a debate on poverty (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 14th February 2013, 156, 162-3).   Katherine Zappone (ind, Taoiseach nominee) drew attention to the most recent statistics on poverty by the Central Statistics Office, which showed that…

2 News: Employment services: payment-by-results

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, informed Pearse Doherty (SF, Donegal SW) that the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion in London had on 30th November last been hired to provide expert advice on the design and delivery of…

Community Employment in 2013

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, gave details of the operation of Community Employment (CE) in 2013 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 13th February 2013, 606).  There would be 2,000 additional places, bringing the total to 25,300.  Priority would be given…

€2.5m child poverty initiative

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald gave details to Nicky McFadden (FG, Longford – Westmeath) of the area-based child poverty initiative which has a €2.5m allocation for 2013 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th February 2013, 340).  The initiative,…

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