Issue 5 - June 2010

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Oireachtas Brief 5

Oireachtas Brief §5 covers, in Debates, 1 changes to payments for lone parents, further 2011 cuts, European Union poverty targets, housing conditions in local authority flats, the first move to abolish the Health Service Executive and the death of children in care. There is coverage of the debate on the new law on begging. News, 2, covers the North South Consultative Forum, the housing needs of people with disabilities, the Centre for Effective Services, the Community Development Programme, funding for national voluntary organizations and fuel poverty. Finally, there is a section for committee changes, legislation and obituary.