Dáil Work

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Dáil Work, Oral Questions, Social Welfare

Questions put to Minister Joan Burton in relation to the number of low paid jobs, shows the boasting of this government about “getting everyone back to work” is in actual fact a crusade  to provide employers with low-wage jobs, with precarious condition for workers and the taxpayer picking up the tab through having to subvent  inadequate  hours and wages with Social Protection payments like Family Income Supplement. Her Department should more aptly be named the Department of Corporate Welfare rather than Social Protection.
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Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Foreign Affairs, Oral Questions

Clare asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs a number of questions on issues including recognition of Palestinian statehood, EU imports of goods from illegal Israeli settlements, Saudi Arabia’s human rights record, and Irish neutrality. His responses can be found below.
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Dáil Issues, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Oral Questions, Prisoners

Transport Questions


Dáil Issues, Oral Questions, Transport Tourism and Sport