27 March 2014: Quarterly Meeting of the Joint Committee on Health and Children and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD

Questions submitted in advance by Senator Jillian van Turnhout and response received: Question 9: Figures in relation to Special Care Placement. Question 10: EU Commission Recommendation ‘Investing in Children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage’. Question 11: Amendment to Childcare Act … Read more

19 April 2013: Questions to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, for answer before the meeting of the Committee on Health and Children.

Questions submitted in advance by Senator Jillian van Turnhout and response received: Read more »

Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2013. All Stages 5-7 November 2013

 Seanad: Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2013: Fifth Stage (7 Nov 2013) I, too, thank the Minister and her officials for their co-operation in advance and during the debate and hope the co-operation will continue. I remain concerned about the cuts … Read more