Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: June 2014

Increase in Special Needs Assistants in Galway & Mayo for September 2014

The number of Special Needs Assistants in Galway and Mayo’s Primary and Secondary Schools is increasing by 28 this September. In Galway the number of SNAs at primary school level is increasing from 387.03 in June to 397.55 in September and at secondary level from 132 in June to 140.5 in September. In Mayo the… Continue Reading

PQ No. 99 – 24th June – Progress on Reforming Direct Provision System

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons availing of the direct provision facilities; the numbers who have entered the system in each of the past eight years; the numbers and locations of the centres; if records are kept of the number of persons originally in the direct provision system who… Continue Reading

PQ No. 85 – 24th June – Update on the Children and Family Relationships Bill

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress of the Children and Family Relationships Bill; if the Bill is likely to be introduced to second stage before the summer recess; and if it is envisaged that the bill will be enacted, including any ministerial orders or regulations, before the end of the year..… Continue Reading

PQ No. 315 – 24th June – Temporary Employment and Jobseekers Applications

To ask the Minister for Social Protection the ways in which a person with a jobseeker’s claim can contact her Department if that person has secured very temporary employment; if her attention has been drawn to the fact that persons who secure temporary employment are experiencing difficulties in informing her Department in order that the… Continue Reading

PQ No. 255 – 24th June – Outreach Offices of the Local Enterprise Offices

To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation his views on the possibility of opening outreach or sub-offices of the local enterprise offices particularly in larger counties including Clifden in County Galway; and if there is scope to involve the local development companies in such a policy; and if he will make a statement… Continue Reading

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