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Nash, Ged, Nash, Ged

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


International Agreements: Motion

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International Co-operation: Motion

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Community Employment Schemes: Motion

As a director of several sponsor companies and an active proponent of the community employment system, I join colleagues in welcoming the opportunity to debate the Minister’s review into the ...More Button

The first question we must ask ourselves is whether the community employment system has the full capacity to set the jobless free from the clutches of social welfare. That is arguable. Is it fit ...More Button

Whether one agrees with the findings of the ESRI report to which the Minister referred, we must take seriously the institute’s position, as well as that expressed recently by the Department o...More Button

However, a straight accounting exercise on the value of community employment schemes would miss the point entirely. Instead, we must measure the social value of community employment, in so far as ...More Button

Written Answers - School Curriculum

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: his plans to review the way in which mathematics is taught at second level; if he is satisfied that the qualifications of all maths teachers are sufficient to meet the county’s needs as a cen...More Button

Written Answers - Housing Management Companies

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of estate management companies registered with the Companies Office for the purposes of managing private residential developments; if he will provide information as to the number of such...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: when a decision will issue on an application for carer’s allowance in respect of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Charges

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will make provision for the payment of the household charge on an instalment basis at An Post local offices and other appropriate outlets in the interests of facilitating the widest possible ...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the safeguards in place to ensure that the criteria for inclusion in the list of category three and four unfinished housing estates are being applied consistently across all counties; and if he wil...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the appeals process available to residents, who feel that their estate has been wrongly overlooked for inclusion in the list of category three and four unfinished housing estates; and if he will ma...More Button