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Wallace, Mick

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Rented Dwellings Register (Continued)

I still rent properties in the countryside and the city. Since last September, there has been a dramatic change in rents in Dublin city, mainly due to the fact that banks have not been making mone...More Button

I know that new regulations with regard to bedsits were introduced and I welcome them. However, I am conscious of the point made by Focus Ireland that many people on low incomes were dependent o...More Button

Public Sector Pay and Conditions: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Last week when I addressed the Minister, Deputy Howlin, in the House I pointed out that women were being disproportionately affected by Croke Park II and that it was fitting that Croke Park II was ...More Button

The 24/7 Frontline Services Alliance commissioned an assessment of the pay cuts proposed in Croke Park II, which provided numerous examples of the negative effect on front-line workers of increas...More Button

A psychiatric nurse and a staff nurse, both on gross salaries of less than €50,000, would have seen reductions in their income of over 11%. A paramedic on a salary of €36,700 would have faced a ...More Button

According to the equality audit commissioned by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, the proposed loss of access to flexible working arrangements as staff progress into senior management p...More Button

Social Welfare Appeals Data

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her views on allowing persons to avail of civil legal aid when making appeals either written or oral or both to the Social Welfare Appeals Office; her views on the need to publish the decisions of ...More Button

Child Care Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her views on whether a Scandinavian model of childcare could be adapted to an Irish context; her plans to develop same; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button