Posts Tagged ‘Reform’

Extensive Inspectorate report exposes major deficiencies and highlights the importance of ongoing reform of An Garda Síochána

11th November 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has today (Tuesday), highlighted the importance of Garda reform and welcomed the news that the Cabinet Committee on Justice Reform will oversee this process. Deputy Farrell was speaking following the […]

We will see more Gardaí, more often, in our local communities as a result of Budget 2015

14th October 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has stated that the allocation of €2.2 billion for justice reform and investment in Garda resources, in Budget 2015, will greatly benefit local communities throughout the State.   “The allocation of €2.2 billion for Garda resources, including […]

Report recommends single Garda Ombudsman

9th October 2014

Launch of Oireachtas Justice Committee Report on the Review of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 Fine Gael Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell, has today (Thursday) launched the report of the Oireachtas Justice Committee on the review of the Garda Síochána Act 2005. The report recommends […]

Lobbying Bill will bring much needed transparency and credibility to the sector

1st October 2014

Fine Gael Dublin Fingal TD and Member of the Oireachtas Committee for Justice, Defence and Equality, Alan Farrell, today (Wednesday), commended the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, for bringing before the Dáil the Registration of Lobbying Bill 2014. “The Registration of […]

Legislation extending power of GSOC will increase confidence in Gardaí

21st August 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the publication of new legislation by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD which will strengthen the powers and remit of the […]

Government approval of new justice reform measures is very welcome

1st July 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the Government’s approval for two sets of proposals focused on reform within the justice system   “I am encouraged by the Government’s approval of proposals to […]

Reform of local government procurement will bring significant savings

9th February 2012

A centralised procurement process for local government agencies will be a key cost saving measure to achieve public service reform, according to Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Alan Farrell. As chairperson of the Fine Gael Internal Committee for Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Farrell […]