SUSI

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 28th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will outline the progress made to date in establishing the new student grant awarding authority, SUSI; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 27 June]

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Public Sector Retirements

Posted in Governance and administration on February 29th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide an estimate of the number of public servants who will retire by the end of February 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 28 February]

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Retirements from the Public Sector

Posted in Governance and administration on February 29th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he is satisfied with the progress made by the transition teams put in place to manage the wave of retirements from the public sector in order that the delivery of key frontline services will be maintained; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Priority Questions, 28 February]

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Sustainability of higher education funding

Posted in Governance and administration on February 24th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Education and Skills following the recent publication by the Higher Education Authority of details around a new national strategy for higher education, if he also intends addressing the sustainability of the funding framework for increased participation in higher education; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Priority Questions, 23 February]

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Croke Park Agreement

Posted in Governance and administration on January 25th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he is satisfied that the Croke Park Agreement is achieving the necessary reform and savings; if he will outline the savings required under the agreement for 2011 and 2012; if there are any circumstances under which he envisages a reopening of the Croke Park Agreement if there is a deepening of the Eurozone crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Priority Questions, 24 January]

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Third Level Fees

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 27th, 2011 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider putting arrangements in place through the Higher Education Authority to enable third level students to pay students’ contributions in instalments in view of the fact that the lump sum payments are causing severe financial difficulties for many families; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 25 October]

 

 

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Croke Park Agreement

Posted in Governance and administration on July 15th, 2011 by steve

Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to look at the issue of reimbursing public service staff for pay cuts introduced over the last year, when savings have been achieved under the Croke Park Agreement …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Priority Questions, 14 July]

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Labour refuses to rule out 30,000 Public Sector Job Cuts – Fleming

Posted in Governance and administration on February 4th, 2011 by steve

“Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Sector Reform, Laois TD Seán Fleming has said that Labour’s Brendan Howlin has refused to rule out 30,000 public sector job cuts if his party enters a coalition government with Fine Gael …” (more)

[Sean Fleming, Fianna Fáil, 4 February]

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