Policy Papers

The following policy papers were submitted in 2010:

  1. NAMA
  2. Submission on Licence and Tenancy Agreements under Pathway to Home
  3. Criminal Justice (Public Order) Bill 2010

The following policy papers were submitted in 2011:

  1. Submission for the 12th Session of the UPR Working Group October 2011
  2. Response to Questionnaire addressed to the Government of Ireland by the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  3. Submission to the Legal Aid Board re section 62 of the Housing Act 1966

The following policy papers were submitted in 2012:

  1. Submission re Proposed Amendment to the Residential Tenancies Act
    2004
  2. Submission on the Limitations of Rent Supplement and the Private Rented Sector  
  3. Submission re Workplace Relations Service

The following policy papers were submitted in 2013:

  1. Submission on Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012

The following policy papers were submitted in 2014:

Right to housing/Economic Social and Cultural Rights

  1. Open letter to the Taoiseach, calling on the Government, as part of the Economic Social and Cultural Rights Initiative, to accept the Constitutional Convention’s recommendation to strengthen the protection by the Constitution of Economic Social and Cultural Rights, dated 26 September 2014
  2. Open letter to the Tánaiste, calling on the Government, as part of the Economic Social and Cultural Rights Initiative, to accept the Constitutional Convention’s recommendation to strengthen the protection by the Constitution of Economic Social and Cultural Rights, dated 26 September 2014

The following policy papers were submitted in 2015:

UN Universal Periodic Review – Review of Ireland in 2016

  1. MLRC’s submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review – Ireland review in 2016
  2. The ICCL stakeholder report, to which MLRC contributed in relation to the right to adequate housing – to the Universal Periodic Review – Ireland review in 2016
  3. Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality in respect of the UN Universal Periodic Review – Ireland (2016)

The following policy papers were submitted in 2016:

UN Universal Periodic Review – Review of Ireland in 2016

  1. MLRC statement for UPR Pre-Session to Missions ahead of UPR of Ireland – 31 March 2016
  2. MLRC presentation for UPR Pre-Session to Missions ahead of UPR of Ireland – 31 March 2016  

 

MLRC Report on Right to Housing in Ireland, launched 4th May 2016

MLRC Submission on the Right to Housing to the Oireachtas Committee on Housing & Homelessness, 11th May 2016

MLRC Submission on Emergency Accomodation

On 30th of June, 2017, MLRC sent a submission to the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government to raise very urgent issues relating to the provision of emergency accommodation by housing authorities to families and vulnerable people. MLRC also presented for consideration possible actions to address these issues. 

 

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