Issue 35

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Oireachtas Brief §35 June 2012 (2)

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1 News

Community Employment review received

Single working age assistance payment

Scandinavian model of childcare

Disability allowance review

Discussions on Travellers and Habitual Residence Condition

Traveller housing

Funding for youth cafés

Proportion of lottery for good causes

The new government evaluation service, IGEE

Senior alert

Bin waivers

Regeneration and housing improvement

NAMA for social housing

Further news references

 

2 Appointments

Oireachtas committees

 

 

1 News