Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Reform

PQ No. 264 – 20th January ’15 – Reforming State Board Appointments

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress to date in relation to overhauling the system of appointments to State boards; and if he will make a statement on the matter – Sean Kyne TD   Reply: Brendan Howlin TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform  The Deputy will be aware that in September… Continue Reading

PQ No. 201 – 9th December – Service Delivery Plans from each Government Dept & State Agency

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if each Department has provided Government with benefit driven external service delivery plans; if he will provide a list of the major offices other than Government Departments which have also submitted such plans; and if he would indicate the desired outcomes arising from the implementation of… Continue Reading

PQ No. 200 – 9th December – Training and Upskilling Public Sector Staff on Procurement

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the progress of building a team of service procurement specialists and the proposed upskilling of public service managers in this area; and if he will make a statement on the matter – Seán Kyne TD.   Reply – Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin:… Continue Reading

Local Unified Patent Court good news for innovation in Ireland – Kyne

Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has welcomed plans to establish a local division of the Unified Patent Court in Ireland. Deputy Kyne has raised the issue in the Oireachtas, believing that this development will add to Ireland’s reputation as a world-class location for innovation and business. “The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is… Continue Reading

PQ No. 126 – 11th November – Maximising Role of Pharmacies for Community Healthcare

To ask the Minister for Health if Government has a policy of examining the role played and services provided by chemists and pharmacies with a view to maximising the availability of services in the community setting which would draw on the skills set of pharmacies while also reducing pressure on other areas of the health… Continue Reading

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