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Naughten, Denis

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Order of Business (Continued)

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Child Care Reports

I thank the Minister, Deputy Frances Fitzgerald, for attending. As she recalls, she informed me at an Oireachtas committee meeting last July that the audit had been completed and that the report w...More Button

Since 2005, there have been warnings about inadequate resources and calls for additional social workers in Roscommon to deal with child protection and neglect cases. It was a time of affluence a...More Button

This situation was reflected to some extent in all three of the areas focused on in the report, showing a historical lack of suitably qualified social work staff and resources. In County Roscomm...More Button

Private Residential Tenancies Board Remit

We owe it to the children at the centre of the Roscommon case to ensure that their courage and bravery is recognised. No other family should be failed by the State again to the extent that they we...More Button

When will the national audit of neglect files commence? What steps are being taken to develop a national training programme, which was identified in this report, not just within child care servi...More Button

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

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Special Educational Needs Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the steps he will take to address the increasing numbers of special needs pupils at primary level, in view of the curtailment in funding to support such pupils; if he has assessed the impact of the...More Button

Schools Building Projects Status

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will provide an assessment of the impact the changes to pupil-teacher ratios is having on class numbers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

After-School Support Services

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the steps she intends to take to address the lack of availability of after-school services for children; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the total amount paid out in maternity cash grants to medical card holders in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button