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Halligan, John

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School transport is a significant operation managed by Bus Éireann on behalf of the Department.

  Currently almost 116,000 children, including some 12,000 children with special e...More Button

SOLAS Administration

I propose to take Questions Nos. 193 and 194 together.

  I understand from SOLAS that they procure the services of subject matter experts, and certain services for temporary work...More Button

National Training Fund

My Department provides funding from the National Training Fund (NTF) to Skillnets Ltd to provide  upskilling for people in employment and unemployed people.  This funding is used by Skillnets to pr...More Button

Each individual training network has a contracting organisation attached to it which contracts for the training required.  The company referred to by the Deputy is not funded directly by Skillnet...More Button

I  understand  from Skillnets that the company referred to by the Deputy and one other company have outstanding claims for payment with this contracting organisation and that the contracting orga...More Button

Skillnets is funded by my Department through the National Training Fund (NTF) to act as an enterprise-led support body dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of enterprise training and workfor...More Button

Momentum Programme

The Momentum programme was open to all long-term Jobseekers, including those with a disability.

  To be eligible to participate in the programme, individuals must have met the fo...More Button

Adult Education Provision

Education and Training Boards, funded through SOLAS, provide a range of programmes to cater for the literacy needs of adults, details of which are published in the annual FET Services Plan. In 2016...More Button

Third Level Admissions Data

The pilot support scheme which commenced in 2015, is targeted at three main categories of student i.e. asylum seekers, subsidiary protection applicants and leave to remain applicants. The scheme d...More Button

Public Sector Staff Remuneration

I propose to take Questions Nos. 249 and 254 together.More Button

Circular 0055/2011 (Revised salary scales and allowances for the application of 10% reduction in pay rates and fixed allowances to persons recruited to direct entry (recruitment) grades in the Ed...More Button

Any queries on the implementation of the arrangements set out in Circular 0055/2011, such as whether the “new-appointee” payscale should apply to an individual should be communicated to the relev...More Button

Youth Work Projects Data

I propose to take Questions Nos. 256 to 262, inclusive, together.

  The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following tables:

Under 25 Participation...More Button

Youthreach Programme Staff

I propose to take Questions Nos. 272 to 274, inclusive, together.

  The circulars for revised pay rates and allowances for persons recruited to the direct entry grades applicabl...More Button