Issue 6 - July 2010

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Oireachtas Brief §6 July 2010

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Summary

Oireachtas Brief §6 covers, in Debates, 1:
-  Community Development Programme; and
-  Cuts in disability and related services.

News, 2, covers:
-  Equality priorities;
-  Limerick regeneration;
-  Protecting the value of the pension;
-  United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with a Disability;
-  The Centre for Effective Services.