Fine Gael Senator for Clare, Martin Conway, has encouraged all farmers to apply for a Farm Safety Scheme grant and to use the funds to address the very important issue of farm safety. The new Farm Safety Scheme announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD will allocate €12.1 million to upgrading safety features on Irish farms.
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has called on his fellow Senators to support the Fine Gael Private Members Motion which calls on the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, to improve the operation of Joint Policing Committees (JPC) throughout the country.
Fine Gael Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Tuesday), welcomed the funding for the recruitment of new Gardaí in January 2015 as announced as part of Budget 2015 by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD.
I am delighted that the Government has recognised the unique role played by An Garda Síochána and sanctioned funding for this intake of new talent to the force.