On Tuesday April 14th, Senator Zappone gave a passionate speach on the topic of supports for One Parent Families to a full house of engaged Lone Parents, followed by a discussion led by Dr. Mary Murphy, a leader in this field.
The Senator voiced her concerns in regards to the changes that are to be made to One Parent Family Payments and the effectiveness of these policy changes. Notes and conclusions made by those who attended the event will be included in a comprehensive Outcome Report. The Senator will be putting forward a motion that will reflect the Lone Parents who attended the event's thoughts and concerns to the Seanad on Wednesday April 15th 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Senator Zappone would be honoured if you would be able to attend the debate at the Seanad gallery on this occasion.