Issue 10 - November 2010

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> Progress on urban regeneration projects: Dail Eireann, Debates, 19th October 2010, 109

> Department of Health national lottery allocations, 2009: Dail Eireann, Debates, 20th October 2010, 523-4.  This shows the amount at €329,800 for 18 organizations.

> Red Cross Society: Dail Eireann, Debates, 21st October 2010, 665-7.

> Numbers of children placed in adult psychiatric wards, 2005-9: Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th October 2010, 200.  These show the numbers over 2006-9 at 253, 217, 247 and 200 respectively.

> Administrative costs in LEADER companies, 2009 and 2010: Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th October 2010, 316-318.  This shows administrative allocations averaging 3.29% in 2010.

> Progress of task force on active citizenship: Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th October 2010, 321-2; Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 994-5.

> Rent supplements: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 581-2, 582-3, 734, 759-760

> Report of the Vincentian Patnership for Social Justice, Minimum essential budgets for six household types in rural areas: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 594.

> Older people and poverty: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 605-606.

> Number of meetings of cabinet sub-committee on social inclusion, children and integration: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 615.  This showed that the committee met twice in 2009 and once in 2009.

> Department of Foreign Affairs grants in the anti-sectarianism fund, reconciliation fund (for 2010) and for Irish emigrant services: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 717-722.

> Allocations to regional and local drug task forces: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 825-6;  dial-to-stop-drugs campaign relaunched: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 984; community indicators for the work of the drugs task forces: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 992-3.

> Allocations to budgetary headings within Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 827.  This shows the decline in departmental spending from €540m in 2008 to €458m in 2009 and €440m in 2010, with the Developing communities budget down from €171m to €160m to €131m and the Tackling drugs misuse budget down from €65m to €39m to €36m respectively.

> Listing and meetings of high level groups in the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs: Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd November 2010, 830-1.  The principal groups of interest (with number of meetings) are the Oversight forum on drugs (4), the National substance misuse steering group (12), the National advisory committee on drugs (6), the National women’s strategy monitoring group (2), the Local and community development programme evaluation advisory group (1), the High level group on Traveller issues (3), the RAPID national monitoring committee (4), the Social inclusion technical advisory group (3) and the International committee to implement the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (2).

> Rural Development Programme: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 995-998

> INTERREG and PEACE programme funding of voluntary organizations associated with social partnership:  Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 1011 – 1017.

> Department of Finance funding of voluntary organizations associated with social partnership: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 1009-1010.  This lists an ‘informal forum on issues arising in the community and voluntary sector’, established 2006, but no money assigned.

> Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government funding of voluntary organizations associated with social partnership: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 1053.

> Economic and Social Research Institute report on poverty trends: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd November 2010, 1072-3.

> Reviews commissioned in Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, 2008-2010 and their cost: Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th November 2010, 995.