Dáil Issues

Archive for the ‘Oral Questions’ Category

Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government noting that the €10 million of taxpayers money committed to the pyrite remediation scheme, if he will remediate 200-250 damaged houses; will the position regarding the additional funding required and if he will levy Homebond who walked away from their supposed structural guarantee and whose accounts show a surplus of €25 million.
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Rent Allowance

Mar
2014
05

Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Oral Questions, Social Welfare

Clare Recently asked the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton to review rent supplement which is currently causing grave hardship for many families:

To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she will review the low level of rent supplement being awarded, against the backdrop of rising rents, which is contributing to increased homelessness and tenants having to subsidise the rent by amounts in excess of guidelines.
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Gateway Scam

Mar
2014
05

Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Oral Questions, Social Welfare

Clare asked the Minister for Social Protection to scrap the proposed Gateway scheme which coerces long term unemployed into menial work for local authorities for an extra €20 per week. Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKfdPnYFDLs

EDUCATION

Feb
2014
26

Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Education, Oral Questions

Clare asked Minister Quinn about access to mainstream education for children with Down’s Syndrome who are due to start school next September. Click on the link below to watch his response:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSuZS0Fnpfs&list=UULy8j0AswK0ie1ua_QKfOcA&feature=c4-overview