Senator Zappone Invites Lone Parents to Civic Forum on One Parent Families in Leinster House


Tuesday April 14th, at 12 noon (sharp) - 2:00pm in Leinster House, Private Dining Room, followed by a Photo-call at the Kildare Street Gates at 2pm.

Senator Zappone invites you to Leinster House to discuss your concerns regarding supports for one parent families in the light of the significant changes made in this regard in the last 6 budgets, and the changes that have yet to come in July 2015.

Independent public policy analyst, Dr. Mary Murphy will give a brief presentaion on issues such as:

  • Recent changes to One-Parent family payment and other supports to One-Parent families
  • Lack of affordable, high-quality childcare
  • Lone parents' rights to make parenting choices

This is a great opportunity to voice your opinions and concerns as key recommendations from the Civic Forum will be brought together in an Outcome Report that will be presented to the Minister for Social Protection by Senator Zappone.

Senator Zappone’s office has consulted civil society organisations representing the interest of one parent families including One Family, S.P.A.R.K, NWCI, USI, TCD Student Union in preparation for the Civic Forum. Coffee and Tea will be served.

Please RSVP to by Thursday April 9th, 2015

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