Dáil Debates, Justice

Dáil Debates, Housing & Planning

Dáil Issues, Public Expenditure, Worker's Rights

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of progress on work in relation to the abolition of the mandatory retirement age in the public service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Clare Daly T.D.

REPLY.

On foot of one of the recommendations of the Report of the Interdepartmental Group on Fuller Working Lives, my Department, with Public Service employers, was tasked to review the current statutory and operational considerations giving rise to barriers to extended participation in the public service workforce up to and including the current and planned age of entitlement to the Contributory State Pension.
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Dáil Issues, Housing & Planning

DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (Deputy Eoghan Murphy)
by Deputy Clare Daly for WRITTEN ANSWER on 20/06/2017
To ask the Minister for Housing; Planning; Community and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to homeowners advertising shared occupancy bunk beds (details supplied); the legal obligations of such activity; the rules or regulations in place to protect the rights of tenants in such accommodation; if his department has intervened in these circumstances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Details Supplied) http://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/bunk-beds-being-rented-out-12607785

REPLY.
The Strategy for the Rental Sector, published in December 2016, recognises that the quality of rental accommodation is critical to the success and sustainability of the residential rental sector and its attractiveness as a long-term accommodation option for households. 
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