Submissions

 

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Inclusion Ireland regularly makes submissions on issues about the rights of people with an intellectual disability.

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These submissions are usually to government departments, Oireachtas Committees or other not for profit bodies.

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The organisations usually request submissions but sometimes Inclusion Ireland sends submissions when they haven't. 

 

 

2017​

October 2017: Submission to the Department of Rural and Community Development On Statement of Strategy 2017-2020

October 2017: Submission to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform On the Protected Disclosures Act 2014

September 2017: Submission to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation On the Action Plan for Jobs 2018

September 2017: Submission to the Department of Health on homecare services in Ireland

September 2017: Submission to the Department of Justice On Gender Pay Gap

September 2017: Submission to the Policing Authority on 2018 policing priorities

September 2017: Submission to the Department of Health on the Health Service Capacity Review 2017

September 2017: Submission to the Health Service Executive On the review of autism services

September 2017: Submission to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform On ‘Our Public Service 2020: Public Service Development and Innovation Framework’

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Justice & Equality

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Public Expenditure & Reform

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Social Protection

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Education & Skills

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government

August 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 Department of Health

August 2017: Submission to the Department of Health on Working Together For Health: A National Strategic Framework for Health

July 2017: Pre-Budget Submission 2018 to Department of Social Protection

June 2017: Submission to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the draft General Comment on the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community (Article 19)​

June 2017: Submission to the Department of Health on the Patient Safety, Complaints and Advocacy policy

June 2017: Submission to the National Transport Authority on their 2018 – 2022 strategy statement

June 2017: Submission to the National Disability Authority (NDA) on Action 5.1 of the Comprehensive Employment Strategy

May 2017: Submission to the Citizen's Assembly on the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population

March 2017: Submission to the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government on Ireland 2040 Plan: The National Planning Framework 

February 2017: Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on the Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

February 2017: Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences Bill)

January 2017: Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on a new National Women’s Strategy 2017-2020 

2016​

December 2016: Submission to the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) - Review of Special Needs Assistant scheme 

September 2016: Submission to the Department of Social Protection ‘Make Work Pay’ 

September 2016: Submission to National Women’s Council of Ireland towards the Shadow Report of The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)​

August 2016: Submission to the Department of Social Protection - Development of the Department's Strategy for 2016-2019

August 2016: Submission to the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport - Changing Places campaign

July 2016: Submission to the Minister Simon Harris and Minister Finian McGrath on Personal Budgets Taskforce

July 2016: Submission to the Department of Social Protection Pre-Budget Forum 2017

2015

November 2015: Submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children regarding Advocacy Services.

September 2015: Inclusion Ireland Pre-Budget Submission 2016

June 2015: Submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the operation of the Disability Act 2005​

June 2015: Submission to the Department of Social Protection Pre-Budget Forum 2016

May 2015: Inclusion Ireland submission to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs: The Future Investment in Early Year’s and School Age Care and Education.

March 2015: Inclusion Ireland submission to the Department of Education and Skills: The role of the new Inclusion Support Service.

March 2015: A Submission to the National Council for Special Education: NCSE Research framework 

March 2015: Inclusion Ireland submission sent in to the UN on inclusive education.

2014

November 2014: Inclusion Ireland submission to The National Council for Special Education On Education Provision for Children with Autism

October 2014: Inclusion Ireland and Down Syndrome Ireland released a Pre-Budget submission.

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September 2014: Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on the Proposed Amendment to the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993

September 2014: A Submission to the Department of Education and Skills: on the allocation of resource teaching hours in schools. 

April 2014: Submission to the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

March 2014: Key Priorities and challenges facing Ireland in complying with its obligations under the ICCPR: Inclusion Ireland Submission to the Seanad Public Consultation Committee

March 2014: ICCPR Fourth Periodic Examination of Ireland - Submission to the Seanad Public Consultation Committee, ICCL Steering Group (this submission was prepared by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and submitted on behalf of a number of organisations, including Inclusion Ireland) 

2013

January 2013: Implementing the National Disability Strategy: Inclusion Ireland Position Paper

March 2013: Inclusion Ireland comment on regional and local consultative structures within the HSE

June 2013: Inclusion Ireland Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection

July 2013: Submission to the Irish Council for Civil Liberties on the State’s Fourth Periodic ICCPR Report

October 2013: 4 Ministers – 4 Departments - 1 Message: Make People with a Disability a Priority for this Government Submission in advance of Budget 2014 on behalf of Inclusion Ireland, Irish Autism Action and Down Syndrome Ireland

October 2013: Submission on a Comprehensive Employment Strategy for People with a Disability  

October 2013: Submission to the National Council for Special Education on Resource Teaching Hours

November 2013: Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection on the Draft Scheme and Draft Regulations for school enrolments - submission on behalf of  Inclusion Ireland, Down Syndrome Ireland, Irish Autism Action and Special Needs Parents Association

2012

May 2012: Submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the Draft Fourth Report by Ireland on the measures adopted to give effect to the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

September 2012: Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection

September 2012: Inclusion Ireland Submission to the Domiciliary Care Allowance Review Group

2011

February 2011: Submission to the Advisory Group on Tax and Social Welfare on proposed changes to entitlement to Disability Allowance and Domiciliary Care Allowance

August 2011: Submission to the Oireachtas Justice Committee on Proposed New Mental Capacity Scheme

September 2011: Pre-Budget Submission to the Department of Social Protection

November 2011: Submission to the Department of Health and Children on the Report of the Disability  Policy Review 

November 2011: Submission on the proposed merger of the Equality Authority and Irish Human Rights Commission

December 2011: Submission on the Law Reform Commission’s Consultation Paper on Sexual Offences and Capacity to Consent 2011

2011: Submission on the Review of the Mental Health Act 2001 from Inclusion Ireland