Issue 30

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Oireachtas Brief §30 February 2012 (2)

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Oireachtas Brief 30 (OB30) covers the 31st Dail and 24th Seanad for the last two weeks of February.

 

 

 

1 Debates

Dormant accounts and disadvantage

Regeneration in Dublin

 Further debates

 

2 News

Code of practice working with people experiencing poverty

Social welfare fraud baseline studies

Details of projects against drugs

Mortgage arrears