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Community Benefit Clause should be implemented to prioritise local people for employment in Dolphin House, St. Teresa’s Gardens & The New Children’s Hospital.

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Dolphin House The new co-located Childrens Hospital at St. James Hospital and regeneration projects in Dolphin House and St. Teresa’s Gardens, must prioritise local people for employment.  When development begins on these projects, this must be a prerequisite as a part of the tendering process.  We propose that a minimum of 25% of local people are employed under the Community Benefit Clause.  We should pilot the use of community benefit/social clauses in a small number of high profile procurement projects being taken forward by the Irish government, the ideal projects to pilot this initiative would be the regeneration projects in Dolphin House and St. Teresa’s Gardens and also at the new co-located Childrens Hospital at St. James Hospital.

“Public bodies can legally insist on terms that bring extra benefits to disadvantaged communities when drawing up procurement contracts and partnership, funding or planning agreements.  Contrary to a widely held view among authorities, the inclusion in procurement…

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