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Curran, John

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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An Garda Síochána: Statements (Continued)

The Tánaiste, the Taoiseach and our party leader all spoke of the seriousness of this issue and in particular about the public perception and confidence in An Garda Síochána. One of the reasons fo...More Button

Money Advice and Budgeting Service and Citizen Information Centres: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I thank Deputy Marc MacSharry for giving me the opportunity to contribute.More Button

As the Minister is aware, this issue is before the Joint Committee on Social Protection. We have had an opportunity to meet representatives of the Citizens Information Board, the Money Advice and ...More Button

I do not believe the rationale for restructuring was adequately made. Moreover, the services that are to be restructured did not receive real and meaningful consultation. The people on the fron...More Button

Another major concern I have, apart from the views of the witnesses we met, relates to the considerable amount of correspondence sent to the committee. Whether the correspondence was from a MABS...More Button

The ethos and background to these companies derives from being local. They are locally run, organised and structured. That ethos is being removed. The functionality and future vibrancy will be...More Button

Youth Services Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her plans to restore funding to the youth services and facilities fund back to 2011 levels; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button