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End of Charitable Lotteries Fund

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, told Michael Healy-Rae (ind, Kerry S), that  the government had decided to terminate the Charitable Lotteries Fund, due to the urgent need to make savings (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th September 2013, 675). …

Equality proofing 2014 budget

The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, informed Patrick Nulty (ind, Dublin W) of the arrangements to equality-proof the 2014 budget (Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th September 2013, 410).  A distributional analysis was being performed, based on the various income levels and…

Advisory group on tax and social welfare

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told Joe Carey (FG, Clare) that the advisory group on tax and social welfare was currently progressing its final module on working income supports and the interaction of tax and social welfare systems…

Free travel under review

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told the Dail that an interdepartmental working group was examining the free travel scheme for older people: it was at an advanced stage and she expected a report by the end of the…

Peace IV funding

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, told Brendan Smith (FF, Cavan Monaghan) that the operational programme for Peace IV funding was now being drafted (Dail Eireann, Debates, 26th September 2013, 949).   A consultation on the programme…

Traveller/Roma inclusion strategy

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter told Clare Daly (ind, Dublin N) that his department was collating progress reports on the implementation of the National Traveller/Roma Integration Strategy (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th September 2013, 732). He was aware…

1 Debates Child and Family Agency Bill, 2013

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, introduced the Child and Family Agency Bill, 2013, which builds on the work of the Family Support Agency and transfers thereto the child protection services of the Health Service Executive (HSE)…

RAPID

Funding for the RAPID programme of investment in disadvantaged urban areas and its coordinators was discussed when the Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Fergus O’Dowd, gave details to Timmy Dooley (FF, Clare) (Dail…

Direct provision

The conditions of asylum-seekers in direct provision were raised by Trevor O Clochartaigh (SF, agricultural) in an adjournment debate in the Seanad on 19th July (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 19th July 2013, 556-559).  Responding for the government, the Minister for the…

2 News Charities Regulatory Authority to go ahead

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, informed the Dail that the government had approved his proposals to proceed with an independent Charities Regulatory Authority (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th July 2013, Q500 [page ref. not yet available].    According…

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