Last week I received an update in the Dáil on the Gambling Control Bill from Minister David Stanton. This Bill is a very important piece of legislation that will provide a comprehensive new licensing and a regulatory framework that will help to assist those who suffer with problem gambling.
In the Dail this week I had the opportunity to question Minister David Stanton on the progress on the Gambling Control Bill, see my contribution below.
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of the allocation of an additional Garda to the Kilcullen station following a recent review of resources. Garda Jonathan Brien will start in Kilcullen on October 9th. He will join Sergeant Mary Mulroe, Garda Joanne O Sullivan and Garda Jim Lacy.
“Since the Garda training college […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the confirmation by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan of additional funding towards Community CCTV schemes and Text alert groups. The Minister confirmed the amounts at the Ploughing last week.
“As a member of Kildare’s Joint Policing Committee sub-committee working on a new policy for CCTV schemes in the […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has led a delegation of Kildare South Fine Gael Mayors to meet with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to discuss the implementation of a Community based CCTV system across South Kildare communities.
The meeting following confirmation by the Department of Justice last April that grant aid would be made available […]
Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has been informed by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, that her Department has announced a grant-aid scheme to assist community groups with establishing community-based CCTV systems.
“Under the scheme, eligible community groups can apply for grant-aid of up to […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that an allocation of 10 new Garda recruits to Co. Kildare is a further step in the right direction in improving Garda numbers in Kildare.
“As part of this Government’s continued focus on recruitment to an Garda Siochana 150 new Gardai passed out from Templemore […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation by Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD of a recruitment campaign for new Recruit Prison Officers for the Irish Prison Service. This recruitment campaign is the first competition for Recruit Prison Officers to be held for the Irish Prison Service since 2008.
“The Irish […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) said that additional funds of €55m to be allocated to the Gardai are needed to assist them to tackle crime.
“Our Gardai are at the coalface of tackling the crime gangs and these extra funds are welcome to cover overtime and additional resources needed. Minister for […]
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Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the decision of Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan to appoint 9 newly appointed sergeants to Co. Kildare as part of the recent allocation of senior Gardai.
“This announcement is a great boost to Co. Kildare and Kildare South in particular with […]