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22 Jun 2021, 15.30

The Joint Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth will meet in private session at 1:00 pm.

The Joint Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth will meet in Committee Room 2, LH2000 at 3:30 pm.

The Committee considers and reports to the Houses of the Oireachtas on the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and the State bodies within the responsibility of the Department.

The Committee was renamed during the Dáil term (24 May 2021) and was previously the Committee on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration.

Date established: 24 May 2021

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth invites submissions on the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021
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Press releases

14 Jun 2021, 15.30

Joint Committee on Children, Disability, Equality, Integration and Youth to begin Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021

Recent videos

Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Topic: Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021

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Tue, 25 May 2021

Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Topic: Consideration of the National Action Plan for Childminding 2021-2028

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Recent documents

Tue, 15 Jun

Opening statement, Bernard Gloster, CEO, TUSLA

Opening statement, Bernard Gloster, CEO, TUSLA ()

Tue, 15 Jun

Opening statement, Conor O’Mahony, Special Rapporteur in Child Protection

Opening statement, Conor O’Mahony, Special Rapporteur in Child Protection ()

Tue, 15 Jun

Opening statement, Orlaith Traynor, Chairperson, Adoption Authority of Ireland

Opening statement, Orlaith Traynor, Chairperson, Adoption Authority of Ireland ()

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the relevant Department.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of children and youth affairs is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Anita Gibbons

(01) 618 3843

cdei@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie