Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Friday, 17 May 2013
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children
The Joint Committee met at 09:30
Deputy Catherine Byrne, Sentor Ivana Bacik,* Deputy Ciara Conway, Senator Colm Burke, Deputy Regina Doherty, Senator John Crown, Deputy Robert Dowds, Senator Aideen Hayden,+ Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick, Senator Imelda Henry, Deputy Seamus Healy, Senator Jim Walsh.* Deputy Billy Kelleher, Deputy Mattie McGrath, Deputy Sandra McLellan, Deputy Eamonn Maloney, Deputy Denis Naughten, Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Deputy Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Deputy Robert Troy,
* In the absence of Senators John Gilroy and Marc MacSharry, respectively.
+ In the absence of Senator Ivana Bacik, for part of meeting.
In attendance: Deputies Gerry Adams, Eric Byrne, Michael Conaghan, Joe Costello, Michael Creed, Bernard J. Durkan, Frank Feighan, Terence Flanagan, Dominic Hannigan, Simon Harris, Kevin Humphreys, Derek Keating, Michael Lowry, Finian McGrath, Joe McHugh, Peter Mathews, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Joe O’Reilly, John Paul Phelan, Brendan Ryan, Arthur Spring, Billy Timmins, Peadar Tóibín and Liam Twomey, and Senators Paul Bradford, Martin Conway, Rónán Mullen, Catherine Noone, David Norris, Labhrás Ó Murchú and Jillian van Turnhout.
DEPUTY JERRY BUTTIMER IN THE CHAIR.