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Troy, Robert

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Order of Business

Just before the summer recess the Government announced that the heads of a Bill to amend the Child Care Act 1991, to underpin regulations and inform provisions for preschool services, had been publ...More Button

Ombudsman Act 1980 (Section 4(10)) Order 2013: Motion

The Minister of State will be pleased to hear that he has my party's support, as he had the support, as he acknowledged, of all the political parties and all Members in the House in June of last ye...More Button

Ombudsman Act 1980 (Section 4(10)) Order 2013: Motion (Continued)

The State is currently neglecting its responsibility. According to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, this is because of a lack of resources and lack of appropriate staff. Deputy Brian ...More Button

EU Taxation Issues

Asked the Minister for Finance: the current status of the European Commission examination of Ireland's and other EU countries' corporation tax arrangements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Special Educational Needs Staffing

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will consider making more special needs assistant internships available to alleviate the pressures being felt by teachers and students in classrooms (details supplied).More Button