Issue 39

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Oireachtas Brief 39 September 2012 (2) (Supplement)

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1 Debates

Homelessness, the census

Other debate references


2 News

Reducing costs in the Local and Community Development Programme

Review of poverty target

Review of Domiciliary Care Allowance

Review of part V housing

Reviews of children’s strategy

Lottery funding Department of Children & Youth Affairs