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Correcting Pension Inequities: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (19 Oct 2017)

Catherine Martin: ...pension entitlement to be examined;” and substitute the following:— the current eligibility criteria for pension entitlement to be examined with a focus on differentiated impacts on men, women and carers in the home; — the publication of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection’s review of Government pension policy with a focus on...

Seanad: Order of Business (19 Oct 2017)

Jennifer Murnane O'Connor: We all received CSO figures this week. Campaigners are calling for flexible careers for Irish women to prevent a decline into poverty after the CSO statistics revealed that 98% of carers and those carrying out household duties are female. More than six out of ten, or 61% of nearly 200,000 carers are female while 30% of those women carers provide 29 hours or more of unpaid work weekly, which...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Benefit Applications (19 Oct 2017)

Tom Neville: 239. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of a carer's benefit application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44366/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (19 Oct 2017)

Bernard Durkan: 250. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when an appeal will be determined in the case of a person (details supplied) regarding refusal of a carer's allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44494/17]

Correcting Pension Inequities: Motion [Private Members] (18 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Willie O'Dea: ...where those in receipt of the old age pension are getting paid approximately €100 per week less than those down here are, and they come down here lecturing us. In Northern Ireland, the rate of carer's allowance is €69 per week.

Topical Issue Matters (18 Oct 2017)

Eugene Murphy: ...Pearse Doherty - the outstanding claims following the collapse of Setanta Insurance in 2014; (2) Deputy Sean Fleming - to consider revision of the pension system to take consideration of family and carer commitments; (3) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - the status of the day care centre in Monasterevin, County Kildare; (4) Deputy Kevin O'Keeffe - the situation at St. Patrick's Community Hospital,...

Leaders' Questions (18 Oct 2017)

Leo Varadkar: -----for disabled people, carers, blind people, widows, pensioners and unemployed people.

Seanad: Child Care: Statements (18 Oct 2017)

Victor Boyhan: ...of learned responses and experiences in childhood. In addition to providing services, we must also address what occurs in child care services and children's experience of these services. Adults and carers can learn from the way in which children play and interact with each other. One can pick up signs from such observation, including weaknesses and vulnerabilities in children. It is...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Insurance Fund (18 Oct 2017)

Regina Doherty: ... 970 2,150,572 2,217 2.4% Deserted Wife's Benefit 357 6,498,854 18,204 7.3% State Pension Transition Contributory 351 1,425,999 4,063 1.6% Occupational Injuries Benefit 183 126,060 689 0.1% Carer's Benefit 115 349,504 3,039 0.4% Disablement Benefit 105 914,842 8,713 1.0% Guardians Payment Contributory 99 890,922 8,999 1.0% Redundancy Schemes 29 100,431...

Other Questions: Child Abuse (17 Oct 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...used to establish a single national out-of-hours social work service, providing enhanced joint working with An Garda Síochána, additional on-call social work capacity and a new out-of-hours service for foster carers. I strongly support the work of Tusla. I am committed to providing resources to meet the growing needs of children and families. The higher increase I have...

Topical Issue Matters (17 Oct 2017)

Eugene Murphy: ...; (3) Deputy Tom Neville - Newcastlewest Garda Station, County Limerick; (4) Deputies Niamh Smyth and Sean Fleming - to consider revision of the pension system to take consideration of family and carer commitments; (5) Deputies Thomas P. Broughan, Clare Daly and Jack Chambers - the difficulties with the Aer Lingus second supplementary pension scheme; (6) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Foster Care Provision (17 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Eamon Ryan: 43. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the steps she will take to address the shortage in foster carers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43789/17]

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Family Support Services (17 Oct 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...evidence on how to attain the best outcomes for children. The Government has provided additional support for parents who choose to care for their children at home by increasing the Home Carer Tax Credit to €1,200 per year in Budget 2018. Previous provisions for maternity benefit, parental leave and the recently introduced paternity leave also demonstrate the Government's...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Children in Care (17 Oct 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...continue as part of the care planning process. This preparatory work is facilitated by a social worker in Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, and is based on collaboration with the young person, their carers and partner agencies. Resources, including aftercare workers, have been put in place to ensure this happens before a child leaves care. Arising from Budget 2018, Tusla will...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Services for People with Disabilities (17 Oct 2017)

Louise O'Reilly: 348. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the alarm among disabled persons and their families and carers in County Donegal, caused by the closure of the swimming pool at a location (details supplied); if the swimming pool will be reopened; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43713/17]

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Children in Care (17 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Katherine Zappone: ...to over €753 in 2018. This will enable Tusla to target areas of identified need. In relation to foster care, there will be increased recruitment of social workers to support and recruit foster carers. A dedicated telephone service will be established providing social work support out of hours to all foster carers, for the first time. The additional funding will also allow...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Benefit Applications (17 Oct 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 548. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for carer's benefit by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43381/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (17 Oct 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 549. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an appeal for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43383/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (17 Oct 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 550. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for carer's allowance by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43384/17]

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