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McDonald, Mary Lou

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

It is worth repeating the deep irony of discussing cuts in the area of community employment at a time when there are almost 500,000 people on the live register. It is an obvious point and I have r...More Button

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It seems to me that the value of community employment has been completely missed, not just as a labour activation method and a crucial gateway back into employment for so many citizens, but also as...More Button

The services provided by CE schemes are many and varied. The Minister wants to cut the scheme to Pavee Point Travellers’ Centre by €15,000. She wants to take €15,500 from Aware, w...More Button

If the Minister is so gung-ho not only to cut but to undermine community employment to the extent that she will force the closure of many projects, then what does she and her colleagues propose to ...More Button

A review is not sufficient. We want a reversal of these cuts. We know the Government is hell bent on handing over billions of euros to bondholders and bankers. That is its decision, but how deep...More Button

If the Minister is making cuts, what is the purpose of the review?More Button

What is the purpose of the review if the Minister is going to make the cuts?More Button

The sector is under the impression that the cuts have been made.More Button

The Minister’s script states she has made the cuts.More Button

The review is a farce.More Button

I am well aware of that.More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the amount of the 2012 capital allocation to the Irish Prison Service that will be spent specifically on improving conditions at Cork prison; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - White Papers

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the civil society organisations or other organisations he has engaged with in the context of the White Paper on Crime process; and the date on which this paper will be published. More Button

Written Answers - Teachers’ Remuneration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the entry grades and salary scales of new entrant teachers affected by the Department’s Circular 0003/2012. More Button

Written Answers - Early Retirement Scheme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the number of public sector workers including teachers who have availed of the Croke Park early retirement scheme including their grade and place of emplo...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Staff

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the number of Civil Service workers who have availed of the Croke Park early retirement scheme including their Department and grade in tabular form. More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Staff

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the number of local authority workers who have availed of the Croke Park early retirement scheme including their grade and the local authority for whom th...More Button

Written Answers - Public Sector Staff

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the number of public sector workers, including gardaí, who have availed of the Croke Park early retirement scheme including their grade and place o...More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the number of public sector health workers in both his Department and the [536]Health Service Executive who have availed of th...More Button