Issue 42

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Oireachtas Brief 42 November 2012

Oireachtas Brief 42    November 2012


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1 Debates

Pissarides speaks on youth unemployment

Seanad debates FLAC report on social welfare appeals

Funding community fora, women’s council

Healy-Rae challenges alignment

Poverty impact assessments

Other debates


2 News

Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA)

Peace IV programme

Administrative costs in disability services

Other news references


3 Appointments: Oireachtas committees