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Adopted people will have a right to their birth certificates for the first time if a new bill published this week is accepted by the Government.
The Fine Gael/Labour Coalition Government received an overall grade of C+ in the 2012 Report Card published this recently by the Children’s Rights Alliance, the best grade received by any government since the Report Card series first began in 2009, however, it lost marks for what has been described as “glaring violations of children’s’ rights”.
This week Deputy James Bannon has pledged his support to the Children’s Rights Alliance and its call to strengthen children’s rights in the Constitution.
Aside from the Vintners’ Association of Ireland, which welcomed the 2011 Budget announced this week, which did not impose any increases on the price of alcohol, reaction to the budget from most other sectors has been swift and largely condemnatory this week.
Any plans to cut Child Benefit in the December budget are being strongly opposed by children’s rights groups and public representatives.