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#White Paper

# white-paper - Thursday 4 March, 2021

The Explainer: What is the government's radical new plan for Direct Provision?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is the government's radical new plan for Direct Provision?

Mar 4th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,098 Views 20 Comments

Activist Ola Mustapha, Nick Henderson of the Irish Refugee Council and reporter Cónal Thomas talk us through it.

# white-paper - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Government's plan for ending Direct Provision delayed until February 2021
# White Paper
# White Paper

Government's plan for ending Direct Provision delayed until February 2021

Dec 16th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,138 Views 17 Comments

A White Paper on replacing the controversial system was due to be completed and submitted to Cabinet by late December.

# white-paper - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up
# White Paper
# White Paper

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up

Oct 5th 2019, 12:26 PM 20,286 Views 45 Comments

Donohoe has rowed back on his commitment to top up the fund this year.

# white-paper - Monday 22 July, 2019

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 18,276 Views 36 Comments

In 2017, Fianna Fáil said it planned to publish a white paper on unification.

# white-paper - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Ministers told corporation tax windfall will not be used in next week's Budget
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Ministers told corporation tax windfall will not be used in next week's Budget

Oct 4th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,885 Views 48 Comments

Taoiseach says measures to put money into people’s pockets next week will be “modest”.

# white-paper - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Simon Coveney says UK's Brexit bill amendments 'not helpful' for negotiations
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Simon Coveney says UK's Brexit bill amendments 'not helpful' for negotiations

Jul 18th 2018, 8:51 AM 9,299 Views 73 Comments

He also said that Sinn Féin should explain its policy of abstentionism as it could have influenced the vote on Monday.

# white-paper - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Theresa May's Brexit plan criticised as a 'real blow' for London's finance sector
# White Paper
# White Paper

Theresa May's Brexit plan criticised as a 'real blow' for London's finance sector

Jul 12th 2018, 1:22 PM 36,941 Views 93 Comments

The controversial plan prompted the resignation of chief negotiator David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

# white-paper - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Tánaiste 'looking forward' to seeing what the UK's Brexit approach is made of
# Bet He Is
# Bet He Is

Tánaiste 'looking forward' to seeing what the UK's Brexit approach is made of

Jul 7th 2018, 1:41 PM 9,816 Views 51 Comments

The UK cabinet has finally agreed on a 12-point Brexit approach.

# white-paper - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Ireland plans to bulk up the Defence Forces
# Big Changes
# Big Changes

Ireland plans to bulk up the Defence Forces

Aug 26th 2015, 10:09 AM 28,223 Views 124 Comments

The Army, Navy and Air corps are all set to receive new equipment and vehicles.

# white-paper - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

GPs say they were not 'adequately consulted' on Universal Health Insurance paper
# ReillyCare
# ReillyCare

GPs say they were not 'adequately consulted' on Universal Health Insurance paper

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:50 PM 5,563 Views 10 Comments

The Irish College of General Practitioners say they are in favour of equity of access but the costs need to be known.

# white-paper - Friday 21 February, 2014

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks
# Universal Health Insurance
# Universal Health Insurance

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks

Feb 21st 2014, 12:01 PM 9,053 Views 78 Comments

The long-awaited plan could come before the cabinet as early as Tuesday.

# white-paper - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

The 11 main points of Scotland's blueprint for independence
# Scotland
# Scotland

The 11 main points of Scotland's blueprint for independence

Nov 26th 2013, 5:32 PM 8,068 Views 63 Comments

The country’s First Minister unveiled detailed proposals ahead of next year’s referendum.

Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC'

Nov 26th 2013, 10:58 AM 7,283 Views 115 Comments

The Scottish government has put forward its blueprint for independence in a white paper published this morning.