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#cross-party support

# cross-party-support - Friday 7 February, 2014

Government accused of "pretending to support" Down syndrome support bill
# Debate
# Debate

Government accused of "pretending to support" Down syndrome support bill

Feb 7th 2014, 1:45 PM 6,681 Views 12 Comments

The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.

No contest likely on Down Syndrome bill to provide resource teaching
# Cross-party Support
# Cross-party Support

No contest likely on Down Syndrome bill to provide resource teaching

Feb 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,377 Views 11 Comments

The Independent bill would mean pupils with Down Syndrome in mainstream schools are guaranteed resource teaching and the Government aren’t objecting.