Dáil debates

Tuesday, 10 October 2006

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
  • Ceisteanna — Questions (0 speeches)
    Chief State Solicitor's Office.
    • Chief State Solicitor's Office. (12 speeches)
      Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on the implementation of the Nally report on the reorganisation of the Chief State Solicitor's office; and if he will make a statement on the...
    • Regulatory Reform. (41 speeches)
      Question 4: To ask the Taoiseach if he will report on the implementation of the recommendations of the OECD report on regulatory reform; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28195/06]
  • Priority Questions (0 speeches)
    Pension Provisions.
    • Pension Provisions. (12 speeches)
      Question 103: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if he has completed his review of the Pensions Board report on mandatory pensions systems; if he has made recommendations to...
    • Tax Code. (7 speeches)
      Question 104: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs his views on amending the Social Welfare Acts in order to allow the spouses of farmers and other self-employed persons to make...
    • Family Support Services. (10 speeches)
      Question 106: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if his Department has concluded consultations on the proposed new parental allowance as outlined in the Government discussion...
    • Social Welfare Benefits. (8 speeches)
      Question 107: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the reply given to a parliamentary question in the European Parliament tabled to the European...
  • Other Questions (0 speeches)
    Social Welfare Code.
    • Social Welfare Code. (22 speeches)
      Question 108: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the progress being made regarding the introduction of the reformed lone parent support measures. [31783/06]
  • 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 Connolly — the need to...
  • Leaders' Questions (42 speeches)
    It is great to see the Government in action at last. It now appears that the prevaricating democrats are in for a penny, in for a pound, with apparently another political hoax in the form of new...
  • Death of Former Member: Expressions of Sympathy. (12 speeches)
    "A Cheann Chomairle" — is iad sin na focail lena bhfuair chuile Theachta a bhí anseo sna 1980í cead labhairt sa Dáil. We are here today to pay tribute to the best of men, the late Tom...
  • Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31 (10 speeches)
    Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31.
  • Order of Business (69 speeches)
    It is proposed to take No. 9, motion re ministerial rota for parliamentary questions; No 10, motion re referral to select committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the despatch of a...
  • Ministerial Rota for Parliamentary Questions: Motion. (1 speech)
    I move: That, notwithstanding anything in the resolution of the Dáil of 6 June 2002, setting out the rota in which questions to members of the Government are to be asked, questions for oral...
  • Green Paper on Energy: Statements. (15 speeches)
    I thank the Whips for organising this debate so soon after the publication of the Green Paper. I think it is important that we have such a discussion in this House and perhaps, towards the end...
  • Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
    Crime Prevention: Motion.
    • Crime Prevention: Motion. (48 speeches)
      I move: That Dáil Éireann notes: the heroin drugs crisis that continues to cause appalling human misery in Ireland today; the spiralling drug related crime and feuding drug gangs that are a...
  • Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
    Health Services.
    • Health Services. (2 speeches)
      I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for choosing this matter. I raise it to ask the Minister for Health and Children if she is aware that the orthodontic services in the Cork-Kerry region have...
    • Cancer Screening Programme. (3 speeches)
      I am grateful for the opportunity to raise the delay of BreastCheck for the women of Mayo, a matter I raised on my first occasion speaking in Dáil Éireann. It is scandalous and unforgivable...
    • Schools Building Projects. (8 speeches)
      Gabhaim buíochas as an seans a bheith agam an t-ábhar seo a phlé. Tá mé ag caint faoin ghéarghá le freagra dearfach ar iarratas an chomhairle bainistíochta Gaelscoil Dara, An Rinn Mhór,...