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Ferris, Martin

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3

International Agreements: Motion

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

International Co-operation: Motion

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Community Employment Schemes: Motion

I wish to share time with Deputy Michael Healy-Rae.More Button

The Minister and her colleagues stated there would be no threat to community employment schemes and that the review being conducted will somehow make up for the taking of two thirds of their fundin...More Button

I will give the Minister some idea of the impact of the cuts. One of the Listowel centres has provided the following information. I have the figures from every area in Kerry and west Limerick. T...More Button

The scheme in Listowel has had a significant impact on the participants. Unemployed people who have lost personal and social confidence have rebuilt this sense of their own value along with acquir...More Button

While the Minister continues unabated this policy of austerity that targets the most vulnerable and weak in our communities, the unemployed, those on CE schemes, DEIS schools and small rural school...More Button

Why not ask the participants?More Button

The Minister is insulting people.More Button

The cuts deny them opportunities.More Button

The Minister has choices.More Button

Written Answers - Garda Strength

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he has directed the Garda Commissioner on the issue of the reduction of personnel in the Garda Síochána; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Prison Visiting Committees

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the position regarding his plans to reform the prison visiting committees; and the way in which new members will be appointed to same. More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will confirm the number of beds that have closed, or are due to close at the psychiatric ward of Kerry General Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button