SIPTU Lobby Minister Hogan on Alignment of Local Services


DARRAGH O’CONNOR, campaign coordinator with SIPTU, joins Pat Meehan to discuss the union’s lobbying of Minister Phil Hogan over plans to align development companies with local authorities.

Darragh says SIPTU is concerned about potential job losses and loss of power for community groups if the plans become a reality. They also discuss Minster Joan Burton’s ongoing commitment to expanding the Community Employment scheme.

Duration: 09'30" DATE: July 29, 2013
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Yvette Reid
Interviewee:Darragh O'Connor
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Current Affairs
Keywords:siptu, darragh o connor, local authority, local development group, community employment,
LocationIreland Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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