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Reception Conditions Directive: Motion (23 Jan 2018) See 6 other results from this debate

Mattie McGrath: I am delighted to speak on this very important issue of direct provision and employment. The system of direct provision for asylum seekers is almost 18 years old and from the beginning, it has been a cause of significant controversy and debate. Among the issues raised most recently are the duration of the stay in direct provision, the impact of that on family life, children, adults,...

Seanad: Order of Business (23 Jan 2018)

Gabrielle McFadden: ...to provide this service per family and per person and how much the company will make. I have raised this issue on numerous occasions because up to €400 million was spent on companies operating direct provision centres around the country over the past seven years. To my mind, they were never run properly and were never humane. It was not good value-for-money.

Seanad: Reception Conditions Directive: Motion (23 Jan 2018)

Charles Flanagan: ...work of my departmental colleague, the Minister of State, Deputy Stanton, who engages on these issues on a daily basis. Further, members of the MacMahon group continue to be actively involved in the process of reforming the direct provision system, including by playing a role, for example, in the standards development process which is currently well under way. The Supreme Court gave...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Future of Mental Health Care: Community Health Care Organisations: Discussion (18 Jan 2018)

...adult inpatient mental health beds at Newcastle Hospital to facilitate easier access for patients in the Gorey area. In community health care east, mental health services are provided by a combination of direct provision by the HSE and under contract through a service arrangement with St. John of God in its clinics at Cluain Mhuire and Lucena. The HSE provides adult mental health...

Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution: Statements (17 Jan 2018)

Bríd Smith: ...referred to socio-economics. A woman could always have an abortion in this country if she could afford it, by getting on a plane, going away and paying for it. When a woman is poor, an asylum seeker, living direct provision or a worker who cannot take time off and has to scrape pennies together to pay up to €2,000 for an abortion, that is when she is discriminated against. That...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality: EU Directives: Minister for Justice and Equality (17 Jan 2018) See 7 other results from this debate

Charles Flanagan: ...range of supports and services that we provide to international protection applicants. I want to inform the committee that the McMahon group continues to be actively involved in the process of reforming direct provision, including, for example, by playing a role in the standards development process that is currently under way. This process is being led by senior officials in my...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs: Annual Report of Ombudsman for Children 2016: Discussion (16 Jan 2018) See 6 other results from this debate

...fit into the waiting lists on their return? We cannot allow waiting lists and administrative practices to worsen an already terrible condition. The final area I would like to comment on is direct provision. Members will note that in our annual report for 2016 and in previous annual reports we have called for children in direct provision to have the same access to complaints procedures...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision System (16 Jan 2018)

Paul Murphy: 551. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the procedures in place if a resident in direct provision is suspected of not occupying their accommodation; if these procedures allow for due process including the presentation of evidence, the ability of the resident to contest the evidence and to put forward their own evidence; the sanctions that exist; the appeals...

Child Homelessness: Statements (15 Dec 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Catherine Martin: ...the Dublin region. In 2016, the average number of families becoming homeless each month was 85. It should be kept in mind that homelessness figures do not include people sleeping rough, people in direct provision or people in domestic violence centres that are overcrowded as well as many EU or non-EU migrants who cannot prove centres of residence. The tenth report of the Government...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Consultancy Contracts Data (14 Dec 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...survey results, consultation events with stakeholders and consultation event with young people February 2015 September 2015 Sandra Roe €4,800.00 Report of the involvement of children and young people in the recruitment of the Ombudsman for Children March 2015 December 2015 Sandra Roe €6,000.00 A report of consultations with children and young people for Ireland 2016 May...

Seanad: Order of Business (12 Dec 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

John Dolan: ...interests of children are considered in all decisions relating to their asylum application as well as their general well-being and development, as is now the case in much other Irish law. However, direct provision remains an anarchic system of institutionalisation and marginalisation of asylum seekers that should be completely abolished.I have a strong understanding of this through...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision Data (12 Dec 2017)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire: 221. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of adults over 18 years of age and children under 18 years of age that are in direct provision. [52960/17]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision Payments (12 Dec 2017)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire: 222. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the amount provided to operators and owners of direct provision accommodation in each of the years 2011 to 2016 and to date in 2017. [52962/17]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision Expenditure (12 Dec 2017)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire: 223. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the annual cost to the State of providing ancillary services to direct provision centres, including catering, in each of the years 2011 to 2016 and to date in 2017. [52963/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Direct Provision System (12 Dec 2017)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire: 492. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the cost of providing living allowance to adults and children in direct provision by category, in tabular form. [52961/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Schemes (12 Dec 2017)

Regina Doherty: ...- Partial Capacity Benefit - Invalidity Pension - Disablement Benefit - Carer's Benefit - Guardian's Payment (Contributory) In the case of recipients of Jobseeker’s Allowance, Supplementary Welfare Allowance, Direct Provision Allowance and jobseekers on the Back to Education Allowance scheme, the person must have been in receipt of an eligible payment for a minimum of 15 months in...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision System (7 Dec 2017)

Richard Boyd Barrett: 96. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the conditions in which persons resident in a building (details supplied) are trying to exist; the way in which the building passed inspections carried out by the Reception and Integration Agency and a fire safety company hired by it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52404/17]

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