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Schedule for Week Commencing 06 November 2017


Dé Máirt/Tuesday, 07/11/2017

Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 12 noon
AGENDA: Private Meeting

Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 4 p.m.
AGENDA: Upcoming CAP Negotiations [Officials from Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine]

Education and Skills (Joint) CR3, LH 2000 4 p.m.
AGENDA: Session A: Home School Community Liaison Scheme [Ms. Aisling Browne & Ms. Jenny Gannon, Home School Community Liaison Teachers; officials from the Department of Education and Skills; the Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO); and TUSLA]
Session B: Strengthening Families Programme [Representatives from Foróige];
Session C: WorldSkills Competition 2017, Abu Dhabi [Irish WorldSkills 2017 delegation; and representatives from SOLAS].

An Ghaeilge, an Ghaeltacht agus na hOileáin (Comh) CR4, LH 2000 5 p.m.
AGENDA: An Scéim Ghinearálta agus an Dréacht-Cheannteideal de Bhille na dTeangacha Oifigiúla 2017 [Oifigigh ón Roinn Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta]

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Select) CR2, LH 2000 6 p.m.
AGENDA: Finance Bill 2017  [Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform]

Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 8.15 p.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting


Dé Céadaoin/Wednesday, 08/11/2017

Health (Joint) CR3, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: The evaluation of ‘Orphan Drugs’ in Ireland and delays in reimbursing the costs of approved medicines [Representatives from the Health Service Executive; and the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics]

Justice and Equality (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Communications (Data Retention) Bill 2017
Session A: [Officials from the Department of Justice and Equality]
Session B: [Mr. Simon McGarr, Solicitor, and Mr. TJ McIntyre, Law Lecturer in UCD and Chair of Digital Rights Ireland]

Children and Youth Affairs (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 9.30 a.m.
AGENDA: The August 2017 Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Inspection Report on Oberstown Children Detention Campus [Representatives from Oberstown Children Detention Campus]

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Select) CR2, LH 2000 10 a.m.
AGENDA: Finance Bill 2017 (resumed) [Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform]

Dáil Reform (Sub) R160 5-Storey Block 10.30 a.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting

Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Joint) CR3, LH 2000 1.30 p.m.
AGENDA: Session A: International Legal/Services Context [Dr. Gilda Sedgh, Principal Research Scientist, The Guttmacher Institute; Ms. Leah Hoctor, Regional Director for Europe, Center for Reproductive Rights]
Session B: Medical Law Review [Dr. Ruth Fletcher, Senior Lecturer in Medical Law from Queen Mary University in London]
Session C: Risks to Mental Health [Dr. Anthony Mc Carthy, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street]

Public Petitions (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 1.30 p.m.
AGENDA: Public Petitions received

Future of Mental Health Care (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 2 p.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting

Public Accounts CR1, LH 2000 4.30 p.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting


Déardaoin/Thursday, 09/11/2017

Housing, Planning and Local Government (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: Local Government Finance - An Examination of the Funding Model
Session A: [Representatives from the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG), County City and Management Association (CCMA) and National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC)]; and
Session B: [Officials from the Local Government Audit Service & Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government]

Public Accounts CR3, LH 2000 9 a.m.
AGENDA: (i) Business of the Committee;
(ii) Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 29: Communications, Climate Action and Environment
[Officials from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment]

Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Select) CR4, LH 2000 9.30 a.m.
AGENDA: 2017 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 37 (Employment Affairs and Social Protection) [Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection]

Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Select) CR2, LH 2000 10 a.m.
AGENDA: Finance Bill 2017 (resumed) [Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform]

Dáil Business R160 5-Storey Block 10.30 a.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting

Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Joint) CR4, LH 2000 10.45 a.m.
AGENDA: Community Employment Scheme [Officials from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection]

European Union Affairs (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 2 p.m.
AGENDA: Key developments on the European Agenda [Minister of State for European Affairs]

Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement (Joint) CR1, LH 2000 4.15 p.m.
AGENDA: Legacy Issues (resumed) [Mr. Kenny Donaldson, Mr. Ken Funston, Ms. Karen McAnerney, Ms. Shelly Gilfillan, Innocent Victims United; Mr. Austin Stack, Mr. David Kelly, Independent Victims and Survivors Coalition; Ms. Barbara Walshe, Chair of the Board, Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Mr. Pat Hynes, Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation]


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Billí atá le breithniú ag Coiste/Bills due for Committee Consideration

Note: this list is provisional

Week commencing 13 November 2017

Technological Universities Bill 2015 (Select Committee on Education and Skills on Wednesday 15th of November at 5.00 p.m. Committee Room 2, LH2000)

Week commencing 20 November 2017

No Bills Scheduled


Report Launch

The Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs will launch its report on the 'Provision of Foster Care Services in Ireland' on Thursday, 9 November 2017 at 10.00 a.m. in the AV Room.