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Last updated - 27 Jul 2021, 15.17

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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 Social Protection

Latest report

Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection

The Committee has published a report on its Pre-Budget submission to the Minster for Social Protection to assist their deliberations during the negotiations for Budget 2022.

Press releases

22 Jul 2021, 14.05

Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands publishes its Pre-Budget Submission

6 Jul 2021, 14.43

Oireachtas Committee to meet chairpersons designate of Citizens Information Board and Pensions Council

16 Jun 2021, 14.00

Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands publishes ‘Bogus Self-Employment’ report

Recent videos

Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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

Engagement with Ms Catherine Heaney, Chairperson Designate, Citizens Information Board and Ms Roma Burke, Chairperson Designate, Pensions Council.

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

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

Topic: 2021 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 42 (Rural and Community Development)

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Wed, 26 May 2021

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

Topic: 2021 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 37 (Social Protection)

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Recent documents

Wed, 7 Jul

Opening statement, Catherine Heaney, Chairperson Designate, Citizens Information Board

Opening statement, Catherine Heaney, Chairperson Designate, Citizens Information Board ()

Wed, 7 Jul

Opening statement, Roma Burke, Chairperson Designate, Pensions Council

Opening statement, Roma Burke, Chairperson Designate, Pensions Council ()

Wed, 16 Jun

Opening statement, Minister Heather Humphreys, Department of Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and The Islands

Opening statement, Minister Heather Humphreys, Department of Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and The Islands ()

Recent reports

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

Mon, 8 Mar 2021

Submission to the Pension Commission, Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and The Islands
Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and The Islands Submission to the Pension Commission,

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