The Committee Schedule outlines the committees which are meeting in any particular week. Its details the time, location, agenda for the meeting and also names witnesses who will be appearing before each committee.
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What's on this week
Week commencing Monday, 9 December 2013
The South African Ambassador to Ireland Jeremiah Ndou will appear before the Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday to mark the passing of former President Nelson Mandela. His presence will provide the Members with an opportunity to pay tribute to a towering global figure, who will be fondly remembered across Ireland.
The Health Service Executive Service Plan 2014 will be on the agenda of the Health Committee on Thursday when it meets with Minister for Health Dr James Reilly TD and Mr Tony O’Brien, Director, Health Service Executive.
Also on Thursday the Select Sub Committee on Health will consider 2013 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 39 (Health Service Executive). Earlier in the week, the Joint Committee will carry out scrutiny of a number of EU legislative proposals
On Tuesday, the Jobs Committee will concentrate on scrutiny of EU legislative proposals, while the EU Affairs Committee will consider the upcoming review of Irish Foreign Policy with Minister for European Affairs Paschal Donohoe. Also on Tuesday afternoon, the Fisheries sub-Committee continues its work on sustaining coastal and island communities with input from Bord Iascaigh Mhara officials on the Fisheries Local Action Groups.
Developing a plan to capture the full value of our genealogical heritage will be the focus of the Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht this week with meetings on Tuesday and Thursday.
The PAC will resume its examination of the C&AG Report on the Dublin Docklands Development Authority when it meets with Paul Maloney, former chief executive of the authority on Thursday. Also on Thursday, the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement will meet with the Families of the Disappeared to consider the 17 known cases of individuals suspected of having been killed and secretly buried during the Troubles. Other victims' groups will also attend.
On Wednesday, the Communications Committee will hear from the Commission of Energy Regulation on the rationale for sanctioning price increases in the energy sector, while the Petitions Committee will consider another batch of public petitions received. Meanwhile, the Education Committee continues its consideration of upcoming legislation on school admissions with key stakeholders.
Two important Bills are at Committee stage next week - the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill will be considered by the Select sub-Committee on Social Protection while the Road Traffic (No.2) Bill will be discussed by the Transport Select sub-Committee.
11 December 13
Health Sub Committee to discuss supplementary estimates