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# denis-naughten - Friday 23 August, 2013

Replacing child benefit with school attendance payment 'would save €100m'

TD Denis Naughten has said the payment of €130 would remain intact but would be based on school attendance under his proposal which he said could also help reduce truancy.

# denis-naughten - Friday 12 July, 2013

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Flanagan seeks removal of suicide clause from abortion bill

Meanwhile, Deputy Denis Naughten is seeking regulations for where a pregnant woman is unable to give informed consent.

# denis-naughten - Friday 21 June, 2013

TD slams 'chaotic' plan to move MORE patients into struggling psychiatric unit

Denis Naughten has demanded an immediate audit of staffing levels, saying it’s clear the current levels are inadequate.

# denis-naughten - Monday 10 June, 2013

Westerners most likely to face delays for life-saving ambulances

15HSE figures show that in January, targets for sending paramedics to a cardiac emergency were missed more often than not.

# denis-naughten - Sunday 21 April, 2013

'Not fit for purpose?' Why the Dáil's party whip system may need reform

The whip system – where TDs must vote with their party position or risk expulsion – is the subject of some debate in political circles but immediate reform, ahead of potentially divisive abortion debate, appears unlikely.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Free vote for TDs among radical proposals for Dáil reform

Goverment TDs should be allowed to vote against their party on certain matters under proposals by backbench TD Eoghan Murphy in an internal document circulated among Fine Gael members this week.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

TD claims Ireland is becoming a 'safe haven for convicted sex offenders'

Denis Naughten takes issue with laws that don’t require sex offenders to register with Gardaí immediately upon arrival here.

# denis-naughten - Monday 4 March, 2013

Call for national fund for children with life-limiting conditions

Deputy Denis Naughten said that such a fund could reduce the cost of care per child by €24,000 per year.

# denis-naughten - Friday 14 December, 2012

Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions

Independent TD Denis Naughten said today that there is a need for the establishment of a national helicopter emergency service.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Obama pledges new drive on US immigration reform

Obama’s second term could be good news for the estimated 50,000 Irish people living illegally in the United States.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Over €750,000 spent on prison sports equipment in 2010, 2011

Figures released by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter show more than €80,000 was spent by Irish prisons on footballs over the last two years.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Poll: Should parents be given access to details of sex offenders in their area? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents be given access to details of sex offenders in their area?

Should a law similar to the so-called Sarah’s Law in the UK be introduced in Ireland?

TD says new law should give parents access to sex offender details

TD Denis Naughten who published the bill this week said Garda intelligence should be used to protect our children.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Bill will propose potential life sentences for women guilty of incest

Legislation being brought forward by Denis Naughten will end a 17-year legal loophole where men are given longer sentences than women.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

HSE report: ambulances regularly miss targets for response times

Statistics released by James Reilly show that almost half of life-threatening cardiac emergency calls are late in being dispatched.

# denis-naughten - Friday 25 November, 2011

Govt hopes to legislate against 'sham marriages'

In the meantime, marriage registrars have received revised guidelines to try and prevent marriages of convenience.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Over €2 million being spent on payslips described as 'shameful'

Some departments have done better than others in implementing electronic systems but the TD who uncovered the figures slammed the government.

# denis-naughten - Monday 10 October, 2011

Call for creation of official sex offenders register

Independent TD Denis Naughten says address notification breaches by offenders shows system is not protecting children.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote

Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.

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