Articles posted in 'Drugs'

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Strategy against drugs

The Minister of State at the Department of Health, Alex White, told Maureen O’Sullivan (ind, Dublin central) that he had arranged a series of bilateral meetings with voluntary and community organizations and drugs task forces to discuss how to maintain…

Tallaght drugs projects reprieve

The Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Jan O’Sullivan, told John McGuinness (FF, Carlow Kilkenny) that interim funding had been found to support the work of Tallaght projects against drugs (Dail Eireann, Debates,…

Details of projects against drugs

Following the earlier decision of the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government to cease funding beyond June of five anti-drugs projects in Dublin City and Dublin South, a series of questions was asked about the funding of anti-drugs…

Budget cuts: LCDP, mental health, disability services, women

Timmy Dooley (FF, Clare) and Brian Stanley (SF, Laois Offaly) questioned the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government about the €8m cut in the Local and Community Development Programme (LCDP) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd February 2012, 88-9).  Responding,…

Community Employment review

As was the case in Oireachtas Brief 27, Community Employment continued to be an issue attracting considerable attention.  The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, gave further details of the present review of Community Employment (CE) to Patrick Nulty (ind,…

Family Support Agency, services against drugs

Asked about her intentions for the Family Support Agency, the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, told Padraig Mac Lochlainn (SF, Donegal NE) that the agency would come under the remit of the new Department of Children…

Funding for community development in 2011

Funding for community development in 2011 ‘No more fancy lunches’ The Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, was questioned about the levels of funding available for community development in 2011 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 14th December 2011, 13-15,…

Oireachtas Brief §12 December 2010 (1) Budget 2011

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)…