Articles posted in 'Equality issues'

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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…

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…

Equality proofing

Asked by Sandra McLellan (SF,  Cork E) about integrating equality across departments, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin told the Dail  that all public bodies must take account of equality and human rights in carrying out their…

New Human Rights and Equality Commission; Traveller ethnicity

The Minister for Justice & Equality told Pearse Doherty (SF, Donegal SW) and Padraig MacLochlainn (SF, Donegal NE) that the new Human Rights and Equality Commission would have enhanced powers (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th December 2012, 52-3) .  Their new…

Protest over new Human Rights/Equality appointment

In the Seanad, David Norris (ind, Dublin University) protested at the manner in which the government had already appointed the new head of the joined Equality Authority and Human Rights Commission (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 26th June 2012, 204).  He described…

New equality and human rights body

The Seanad discussed the new equality and human rights body to replace the Irish Human Rights Commission and the Equality Authority (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 12th June 2012, 890-2).  Katherine Zappone (ind, Taoiseach nominee) raised the effectiveness of the new body…

Merging the Human Rights Commission and Equality Authority

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter told the Dail that the report of the working group on the merger of the Equality Authority and the Human Rights Commission had been published on 20th April and he intended to…

Merging the Equality Authority and the Human Rights Commission

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, was asked about the progress of the merging of the Equality Authority and the Human Rights Commission (Dail Eireann, Debates, 7th February 1012, 249-250).  He told Catherine Murphy (ind, Kildare N) that…

State agencies

In the continuing work of government in reconfiguring state agencies, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter told Simon Harris (FG, Wicklow) that the Family Mediation Service had been integrated with the Legal Aid Board on 2nd November 2011…

Merger of Equality Authority and Human Rights Commission by February

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, told Jonathan O’Brien (SF, Cork NC) and Catherine Murphy (ind, Kildare N) that he would appoint a small working group to advise him on how he could best merge the Human Rights…

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