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Justice Committee update on busy work programme

The Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality today Thursday, 17th July 2014 provided an update on its work programme. Following the formal launch of three reports last week, the Committee…

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Stanton to Chair Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence & Equality

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has been nominated to Chair the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality. “This is one of the busiest committees in the Dail…

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QUESTION NO: 222

David Stanton asked the Minister for Defence the number of civilian employees attahced to military installations and his plans to reduce these numbers and yield of any such reduction

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QUESTION NO:221

Deputy David Stanton asked the Minister for Defence how administrative efficiencies will be effected in 2011 to achieve the €3 million in savings as proposed in the Budget

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QUESTION NO: 926

To ask the Minister for Defence the details of promotions of Commissioned Officers, non-Commissioned Officer and those promoted to non-commissioned office rank in the Defence Forces in 2010 and will he make a statement on the matter

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Stanton welcomes commitment of Irish Troops to Lebanon

Fine Gael Defence Spokesperson David Stanton TD has welcomed the Government's decision to committ 440 troops to UNIFIL. It is expected that these members of the Defence Forces will be deployed to Lebanon in the first half of next year.

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Defence Minister Still Stalling on Red Cross Reforms – Stanton

The Minister for Defence has failedto act on detailed proposals for reform of the Governance structure of the Irish Red Cross despite receiving the proposals in January 2010.

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€1M to be squandered as FF/Greens insist on Defence Forces HQ move- Stanton

The Fianna Fáil/Green Government and the Minister of Defence are squandering money we don’t have on a move we don’t need says Fine Gael Defence Spokesperson, David Stanton TD. The Government are planning to spend over €1 million to move the high-tech communications and operations sections of the of the Department of Defence and Defence Forces as part of their decentralisation plans when there is no need for it to be moved.

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Stanton highlights key role of Naval Service in combating drug trade

Following his attendance at today’s Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony in Haulbowline, Fine Gael Defence Spokesman, David Stanton T.D. said that the Naval Service has a crucial role to play in preventing the importation of illegal drugs into Ireland.

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Stanton calls for Irish troops to be committed overseas at earliest opportunity

Fine Gael Spokesman for Defence, David Stanton T.D. has called on the Minister to seek out an early opportunity to deploy the Defence Forces force to a battalion sized mission overseas to ensure Ireland maintains their hard earned reputation as a world class peace support force and to maintain the highest standards of a professional military force.

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Stanton Appointed to Justice, Defence and Women’s Rights Dail Committee

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton was recently appointed to the Dail Committee which deals with Justice, Defence and Women’s Rights.

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Congo commemoration a reminder of invaluable service provided by Irish troops overseas

Fine Gael Spokesman for Defence, David Stanton T.D., has today (Friday) paid tribute to the Defence Forces on the 50th anniversary of the first deployment of Irish peacekeepers to the Congo, many of whom made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf in the pursuit of peace.

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