Next meeting:

Last updated - 15 Oct 2021, 15.34

20 Oct 2021, 09.30

The Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands will meet in Committee Room 3, LH2000.

The Committee scrutinises the work of the Department of Social Protection and Department of Rural and Community Development and their respective agencies, and examines expenditure, policy related aspects and EU matters.

Date established: 30 Jul 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Rural and Community Development

Latest report

Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Rural and Community Development

The Committee has published a report on its Pre-Budget submission to the Minster for Rural and Community Development to assist their deliberations during the negotiations for Budget 2022.

Press releases

12 Oct 2021, 09.53

Oireachtas Committee to resume discussions on proposed National Action Plan for Island Development

5 Oct 2021, 16.26

Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development, and the Islands to meet Comhdháil na nOileán - Irish Islands Federation and Comhar na nOileán CTR

21 Sep 2021, 15.15

Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands to meet Pobal chairperson designate Rosarii Mannion

Recent videos

Wed, 13 Oct 2021

Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands

Topic: The proposed National Action Plan for Island Development (resumed)

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Wed, 6 Oct 2021

Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands

Topic: The proposed National Action Plan for Island Development

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Wed, 29 Sep 2021

Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands

Provision of Local Employment Services

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Recent documents

Wed, 13 Oct

Opening statement, Bairbre Nic Aongusa, Assistant Secretary, Community Development, Department of Rural and Community Development

Opening statement, Bairbre Nic Aongusa, Assistant Secretary, Community Development, Department of Rural and Community Development ()

Wed, 6 Oct

Opening statement, Máire Uí Mhaoláin et al., CEO/POF, Comhar na nOileán CTR

Opening statement, Máire Uí Mhaoláin et al., CEO/POF, Comhar na nOileán CTR ()

Wed, 6 Oct

Opening statement, Aisling Moran et al., Chair of Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann

Opening statement, Aisling Moran et al., Chair of Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann ()

Recent reports

Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Report on Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Rural and Community Development
Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands Report on Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Rural and Community Development

Fri, 23 Jul 2021

Report: Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection
Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands Report: Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection July 2021

Wed, 16 Jun 2021

Report on Examination of Bogus Self-Employment
Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development, and the Islands report on Examination of Bogus Self-Employment June 2021

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Committee's remit.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Paul Kelly

(01) 618 4281

spcri@oireachtas.ie

 

Press officer

Petrina Vousden

(01) 618 3437

(085) 8745 295

petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie