Thursday, 1 December 2005
- Prelude (0 speeches)
Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
- Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31. (7 speeches)
Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31.
- Order of Business. (206 speeches)
It is proposed to take No. 29, Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Bill 2005 — Second Stage (resumed), to adjourn at 1 p.m. if not previously concluded; and No. 30, statements on the World...
- Coroners (Amendment) Bill 2005: First Stage. (5 speeches)
I move: That leave be granted to introduce the Coroners (Amendment) Bill 2005.
- Estimates for Public Services 2005: Message from Select Committee. (1 speech)
The Select Committee on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources has completed its consideration of the following: Supplementary Estimates for Public Services for the year ending 31 December...
- Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Bill 2005: Second Stage (Resumed). (178 speeches)
Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
- World Trade Organisation Negotiations: Statements. (33 speeches)
The sixth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation will take place in Hong Kong from 13 to 18 December 2005. Hong Kong is not the end point of the current round of WTO negotiations...
- Ceisteanna — Questions. (0 speeches)
- Priority Questions. (0 speeches)
Social Welfare Benefits.
- Social Welfare Benefits. (23 speeches)
Question 1: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs his views on and the actions he intends to take following the recent Society of St. Vincent de Paul statement that persons will be...
- Departmental Programmes. (9 speeches)
Question 4: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs his Department's priorities for 2006; if he has set targets, if so, the details of same; and if he will make a statement on the...
- Social Welfare Benefits. (4 speeches)
Question 5: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if he has identified policies, specifically social welfare payments payable under the mandate of his Department, that act as a...
- Other Questions. (0 speeches)
Social Welfare Benefits.
- Social Welfare Benefits. (15 speeches)
Question 6: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the position in regard to the promised review of his decision to withdraw the €9 per week fuel allowance that was previously paid...
- Local Authority Housing. (42 speeches)
Question 7: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the efforts his Department has made to reduce housing waiting lists; if these efforts were carried out in conjunction with the...
- Pension Provisions. (7 speeches)
Question 8: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the action he intends to take as a result of his decision to make old age pensioners a priority for the social reform agenda; and if...
- Adjournment Debate Matters. (1 speech)
I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Sherlock — if the...
- Adjournment Debate. (0 speeches)
- Hospital Services. (2 speeches)
This matter concerns hospital configuration in the Health Service Executive eastern region. As we all know, there has been rapid and significant demographic change in the counties of Louth and...
- Sexual Offences. (2 speeches)
I am glad to have the opportunity to raise this matter on the Adjournment. Last week the UK branch of Amnesty International published a survey on attitudes to sexual crimes. According to the...
- Crime Levels. (5 speeches)
I wish to share one minute of my time with Deputy Ferris.
- Special Educational Needs. (2 speeches)
I address my comments to the Minister for Education and Science, Deputy Hanafin, who is not present. I was appalled by a reply she issued to my Question No. 433 on 29 November, which asked for...