Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: February 2014

PQ No. 18 – 27th February – Reforming immigration application process

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress being made to reduce, to as short as possible, the time spent by persons in the direct provision accommodation, particularly in view of the fact that most persons genuinely seeking asylum are dependent on the accommodation provided; and if he will make a statement on… Continue Reading

PQ No. 33 – 26th February – Progress on the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Plan 2012 – 2016

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress to date of the projects included in the Infrastructure and Capital Investment 2012-16 Plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. REPLY. As the Deputy will be aware, the five year capital plan out to 2016 was set following a Government-wide… Continue Reading

Standard Bank Account to combat financial exclusion perfect fit with role of Post Office Network

An Post’s extensive network and reach into communities across Ireland means it is ideally placed to take a central role in the introduction of the new Standard Bank Account. The Standard Bank Account is being introduced to combat financial exclusion and is a key recommendation of the Report on the Strategy for Financial Inclusion published… Continue Reading