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The welfare system is vital for protecting people from poverty and enabling social cohesion in a recession, according to Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson for social protection, Fidelma Healy Eames.
An innovative approach to an allowance paid to parents to help meet their schoolgoing children’s needs would boost support for parents and save the State millions of euro, it was claimed this week.
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Newly appointed Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Transport Pat O’Neill met with the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar, recently to discuss the Government’s transport policies and work programme.
Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on education, Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has welcomed the referral of her proposal for a new second-level school in Claregalway by the Oireachtas Education Committee to the Minister for Education Mary Coughlan.
Fine Gael Seanad social protection spokesperson, Senator Nicky McFadden, has condemned the Government for reducing social welfare payments to carers, widowers, people with disabilities, and the blind by about 4 per cent in 2011, which comes on top of a similar cut last year.
Fine Gael Seanad education spokesperson Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has slammed schools which employ retired teachers to provide substitute cover when hundreds of newly qualified teachers are jobless.
Fine Gael Seanad education spokesperson Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is
A comprehensive and wide-ranging debate on the issue of school patronage is needed across Galway city and county, according to Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on education Senator Fidelma Healy Eames.
Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on social protection, Senator Nicky McFadden, says that if the Minister focussed on meeting social welfare fraud targets, pain for the most vulnerable in society could be spared.