Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Oral Questions, Social Welfare

Question No:  105 Ref No:  30808/14

To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will abolish the rent supplement ceilings which are completely unrealistic in present market conditions, and allow CWOs to sanction appropriate payments based on their experience in the area in order to reduce the numbers of families that are being driven to homelessness.
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Dáil Issues, Jobs, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the developments regarding mechanisms to allow former employees access the State’s industrial relations machinery to deal with pension issues.
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Oral Questions, Public Expenditure, Women's Rights, Worker's Rights

I raised a question with the Minister for Public Expenditure regarding changes to sick leave particularly pregnancy related sick leave which is particularly discriminatory against women.  Click on the link below to watch the discussion.


Education, Oral Questions


Minister clearly has no idea the youth population in Swords as new second level is still many years away.

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding plans for a
new secondary school in Swords, in view of the population that exists and is
projected; the likely timescale for delivery of same; and the planned
improvements in the existing secondary schools all of which have been there for
– Clare Daly.
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