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O'Brien, Jonathan

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Business of Dáil (Continued)

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Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

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Economic Management Council Meetings (Continued)

That money has not even been spent yet.More Button

I do not know whether the Taoiseach's concluding remark to the effect that the EMC is not a replacement for the Cabinet in terms of its collective responsibility is true. Personally, I do not beli...More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

I will be brief. Statements on domestic violence were due to take place this week but have been knocked off the schedule by the motion of confidence and the Water Services Bill. Could I get an as...More Button

I also wish to inquire about the Constitutional Convention. The Taoiseach gave a personal commitment that time would be allocated to discuss some of the issues arising from the convention. Will...More Button

I presume the school admissions Bill will not be published in this session, but could I get a commitment or some indication of when the Bill will be published?More Button

What about the school admissions Bill?More Button

Water Services Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

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Water Services Bill 2014: Committee Stage (Continued)

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English Language Training Organisations

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the position regarding parties who have absconded with international students' moneys following the closure of private English language schools.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the options open to students to recover moneys which were wrongfully taken from them by providers of English language courses when their colleges closed.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the €60 per week charge to students transferring in to Marketing English in Ireland-facilitated courses following the closure of language schools th...More Button

Repatriation Costs

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the facilities that will be put in place to assist students affected by the closure of private colleges who wish to return to their home States but cannot afford to do so.More Button

National Parents' Council

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the funding allocated to the National Parents Council during each year since 2009. More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the funding allocated to the Irish Second Level Students Union during each year since 2009. More Button

School Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if her Department recognises the need for a new primary school in Pelletstown, Finglas, Dublin 11, in view of the increases in population in that area; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Completion Programme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the funding allocated to the school completion programme during each year while it was the responsibility of her Department.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if she has met officials from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to discuss the school completion programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Language Schools Closures

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the projected cost of a fund to fully subsidise the cost of attending courses for students transferring into MEI facilitated courses following the closure of language schools they were registered at.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if she has met with the Department of Justice and Equality on the matter of visa issues for students following the closure of language schools they were registered at.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if she has met with the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government concerning the matter of the number of homeless students who are now rough sleeping in the Phoenix Park because the...More Button

School Curriculum

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the way she has supported the teaching of Irish Sign Language within the education system to date; and her plans to improve upon this.More Button