Dáil debates

Tuesday, 16 October 2007

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 2.30 p.m.
  • Ceisteanna — Questions. (0 speeches)
    Tribunals of Inquiry.
    • Tribunals of Inquiry. (26 speeches)
      Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach the costs which have accrued to date to his Department in respect of the Moriarty tribunal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16814/07]
    • Freedom of Information. (16 speeches)
      Question 4: To ask the Taoiseach the number of freedom of information requests received by his Department since January 2007; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16817/07]
    • National Security Committee. (16 speeches)
      Question 7: To ask the Taoiseach when the interdepartmental group established to monitor the threat of a terrorist attack will next meet; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16818/07]
  • Priority Questions (0 speeches)
    Financial Services Regulation.
    • Financial Services Regulation. (6 speeches)
      Question 83: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance if he is satisfied Ireland has robust mechanisms in place to anticipate and deal with a crisis in an Irish financial institution; and...
    • Tax Yield. (16 speeches)
      Question 84: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance his estimate of the deficit and outcome for 2007 in view of the reduction in receipts of certain taxes, including stamp duty, as...
    • Decentralisation Programme. (11 speeches)
      Question 86: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance if the abandonment of a proposed decentralisation project by him represents a shift in Government policy on decentralisation; and the...
    • Tax Code. (10 speeches)
      Question 87: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance the implications of recent moves in the EU to create a new basis for calculating corporate tax liabilities; and if he will make a...
  • Other Questions (0 speeches)
    Decentralisation Programme.
    • Decentralisation Programme. (12 speeches)
      Question 88: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance if he has initiated consultation with ICTU regarding transferability between State bodies and between State bodies and the wider...
    • Tax Receipts. (13 speeches)
      Question 89: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance the basis for his projection that tax revenue will be less than projected in budget 2007 and borrowing will be greater; and the...
  • 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 Tom Sheahan — the...
  • Leaders' Questions (52 speeches)
    Ceisteanna na gceannairí, an Teachta Kenny.
  • Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32. (7 speeches)
    Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 32.
  • Order of Business (106 speeches)
    It is proposed to take No. 12, statements on the European Union reform treaty, and No. 13, Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2006 [Seanad] — Second Stage (resumed). It is proposed,...
  • European Union Reform Treaty: Statements (81 speeches)
    I welcome this opportunity to report to the Dáil on the progress made by the Intergovernmental Conference in finalising the European reform treaty. I am pleased to report that work on the new...
  • Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
  • Road Safety: Motion (53 speeches)
    I move: That Dáil Éireann: recognising that Ireland continues to have one of the worst records in Europe for reducing road deaths according to a recent report by the European Transport Safety...
  • Adjournment Debate (0 speeches)
    Community Pharmacy Services.
    • Community Pharmacy Services. (3 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Devins, to the House. It has now become a matter of urgency that talks are arranged between the Health Service Executive and representatives of...
    • Animal Feedstuffs. (6 speeches)
      I thank the Ceann Comhairle for affording me the opportunity to speak on this important issue. While I do not support the full introduction of genetically modified crops for animal feedstuffs...
    • Schools Language Policy. (10 speeches)
      Ar dtús, ba mhaith liom a rá go bhfuil ard-mheas agam don Ghaeilge. Fuaireas mo chuid oideachais ina iomlán trí Gaeilge i gColáiste Íosagáin, Baile Bhúirne. Bhíos ann mar bhí an rogha...
    • Local Authority Housing. (2 speeches)
      I thank the Acting Chairman and the Ceann Comhairle and his staff for allowing me to raise this subject on the Adjournment. I compliment the Minister of State at the Department of the...