Houses of the Oireachtas

All parliamentary debates are now being published on our new website. The publication of debates on this website will cease in December 2018.

Go to

Fleming, Tom

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Care Services: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

Thousands of family carers are propping up Ireland's fragile health system, yet recent policy developments highlight the expanding role they will play in the future with fewer patients in our hospi...More Button

In census 2011, the statistics showed that in respect of health, disability and carers, 595,335 people, representing 13% of the total population, had one or more disabilities and 106,270 disabled...More Button

Carers who are in receipt of social welfare protection payments and on call 24-7 have suffered an average cut in income support of 5% in the budget, which is more than twice the average cut in in...More Button

Property Taxation Collection

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will review the proposal in the Finance (Local Property Tax) Bill 2012 for having a property tax levied on non-profit housing associations (details supplied) in view of the fact that the impo...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Delays

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the steps that he has taken to address the delays in the processing of student grant applications; the number of student grant applications that has been received by Student Universal Support Irela...More Button

Garda Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: If he will consider lifting the embargo on new Garda recruits in view of the fact that persons and families are now living in fear in rural, isolated areas and the fact that a large number of Garda...More Button

Youth Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will reverse a decision (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button