Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection
This Committee has a broad remit in shadowing two key Government Departments. It seeks to provide a meaningful input into legislation and policy, with a number of goals such as:
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What's on this week
9he next meeting of the Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection will take place on Wednesday 29th April 2015 in Committee Room 3 at 1.00 p.m. in LH2000
The topics under discussion will be -
Difficulties faced by persons seeking to establish that they meet medical eligibility criteria when they apply for illness or disability related social protection payments [Disability Federation of Ireland; Irish Medical Organisation; Carers Association; and Department of Social Protection]
This Committee was established on 12 June 2012. It assumed relevant responsibilities from the Joint Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education.