Speeches

Speech by Minister Simon Harris TD at the Launch of “Make Work Pay” Report

I am delighted to be here today at the launch of the “Make Work Pay” Report with my colleagues Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar and Minister of State Finian McGrath. I share with my Ministerial colleagues and the other members of the Government, a very strong desire to ensure that people with disabilities are

Speech by Minister Simon Harris at EMA Stakeholder Engagement Event

*check against delivery* Colleagues, I would like to thank you for attending this event at the end of your working day and I really appreciate your interest and support for our bid to make Dublin the new home of the European Medicines Agency. As you all know, the UK’s decision to leave the EU will

Speech by Minister Corcoran Kennedy at the launch of the Healthy Workplace Consultation

*check against delivery* Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen – a very good morning to you all. I am delighted to be here to launch the public consultation on the Healthy Ireland Healthy Workplace Framework with my colleague Minister Pat Breen from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The development of the Healthy Workplace Framework is

Opening Statement by Minister for Health Simon Harris TD at the Joint Committee on Health, 22nd February 2017

**Check Against Delivery** Chairman, Committee Members I am pleased to have this opportunity to appear before you once again. I am joined today by my Ministerial colleagues: Finian McGrath, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities,  Catherine Byrne, Minister for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy and Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Minister for Health Promotion.

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