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Dáil Statements on Mother and Baby Home - Dr. Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth

I welcome the opportunity to update the House on the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes (and certain Matters.)
Published on 13 February 2018
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31.01.2018 Childcare Support Bill 2017:Second Stage Minister's Speech**Check Against Delivery**

Childcare Support Bill 2017: Order for Second Stage Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a scheme to be known as the Affordable Childcare Scheme under which financial support may be made available to persons in respect of childcare out of resources allocated to the Minister for the purposes of the scheme and to provide for related matters.I am pleased to have
Published on 31 January 2018
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24.01.2018 Opening Statement by Minister Dr Katherine Zappone - Meeting of Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

I am very pleased to be here this morning to update the members of this committee on the progress made in the development of the Affordable Childcare Scheme and, importantly, on the success of the measures implemented by my department since September to improve access to affordable, quality childcare.
Published on 24 January 2018
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24.01.2018 Minister Zappone's opening statement in relation to Oberstown Children Detention Campus Joint Oireachtas Committee

I wish to thank the Chairman and members of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs for the invitation to meet with you today in relation to the recent HIQA report following the March 2017 inspection of the Oberstown Children Detention Campus.  I am aware that you have
Published on 24 January 2018
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