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Kenny, Gino

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Money Advice and Budgeting Service and Citizen Information Centres: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I will quote extensively from what the Minister said to reiterate what he said recently about MABS and CIS. He stated:More Button

I also point out that the CIS, in a report it commissioned, refers to the need to keep the Department of Social Protection satisfied and the fact that the Department sees the present structure as u...More Button

I remind the House that for many vulnerable people on the receiving end of decisions by the State and its institutions, these services are their only lifeline. Their present structure has given ...More Button

There are more than 1,000 volunteers who work in these services and whose contribution is now in danger of being ignored and downgraded in these proposed changes. This cannot be allowed to happe...More Button

Youth Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the steps she will take to address the youth needs in Balgaddy, which is an area of disadvantage and exclusion in Dublin mid-west; if facilities will be put in place to accommodate the needs of you...More Button