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1 Debates: Charities, top ups and regulation

The Seanad debated the situation in the charities sector (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 4th February 2014, 521-548).  Lorraine Higgins (Lab, Taoiseach nominee) spoke of how people were sickened as a result of recent scandals, such as those that had engulfed the…

2 News: LEADER and local development

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, told Eamon O Cuiv (FF, Galway W) that €153m would be available for the LEADER programme for rural development for 2014-2020 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 4th February 2014, 7-9).  A…

Budget for Child & Family Agency

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, gave details of the budget of the new Child & Family Support Agencies established earlier in the year (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th February 2014, 602-3), as follows:   Staff €235m Foster…

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;…

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:…

Alarm over poverty, homelessness

David Cullinane (SF, labour) demanded a debate on poverty (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 16th December 2013, 552-3; 18th December, 749-750, 555; 19th December, 843). Many people had suffered during the past seven austerity budgets and he drew attention to the Economic…

Local government Bill: New programme to roll January 2015

The local government Bill, now renamed the Local government reform Bill, concluded, on guillotine, third stage in the Seanad.  This Bill is important because of the process of aligning the Local Community Development Programme (LCDP) and the partnerships therein within…

Civic Forum

The Tanaiste, Eamon Gilmore, told Brendan Smith (FF, Cavan Monaghan) that the government remained committed to the establishment of the NI Civic Forum as an important part of the Good Friday Agrement and he had continued to raise the issue…

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