Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Thursday) welcomed the Committee’s report on the hearings and submissions on the review of legislation on prostitution, saying that the Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter TD, will now have a clear view from interested parties on the different legislative approaches that have been recommended.
Oireachtas report on prostitution provides substantive recommendations for new legislation – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today (Thursday) welcomed the agreement reached on the EU Budget, which will mean a €960 billion investment in cohesion, fisheries, education, labour activation and research over the next seven years.
Fine Gael Meath East TD, Regina Doherty TD, has welcomed a commitment from John Hennessy, the incoming Director of Primary Care, that the Department of Health will seriously consider a request to include public health nurses in the new Child and Family Agency. Deputy Doherty was speaking after department officials and representatives from the Institute of Community Health Nursing (ICHN) appeared before the Oireachtas Health Committee.
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Thursday) welcomed a new report from the Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the Review of the Legislation on Prostitution in Ireland.
Fine Gael Meath East TD, Helen McEntee, has said the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD, has delivered a strong deal for Irish farmers through the conclusion of negotiations on a new Common Agriculture Policy (CAP). Deputy McEntee said the deal, which was reached in Brussels last night following marathon talks led by Minister Coveney, contains positive provisions for young farmers.
Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has today (Thursday) welcomed the deal on CAP reform, which was concluded in Brussels last night after a week of intense negotiations, saying that it represents a milestone achievement of the Irish EU Presidency
Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, James Bannon, has today (Thursday) welcomed the new deal on the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), saying that farmers in Longford and Westmeath will greatly benefit from it.
In Brussels this morning, the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste reached a political agreement with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the EU budget for the next seven years.
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Thursday) welcomed an agreement on an historic international treaty from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to improve access to books for the blind, visually impaired, and other print disabled people.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today [Thursday] announced the creation of 90 new jobs for Dublin in four fast-growing companies.