Dáil debates

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Ceann Comhairle i gceannas ar 14.30 p.m.
  • Ceisteanna - Questions. (0 speeches)
    Public Service Reform
    • Public Service Reform (21 speeches)
      Question 1: To ask the Taoiseach Taoiseach the progress made regarding the implementation of the document, Transforming Public Service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23285/10]
  • Priority Questions. (0 speeches)
    Pension Provisions
    • Pension Provisions (20 speeches)
      Question 32: To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he has confidence in the ability of the Irish pensions industry to provide value for money, to minimise costs and to provide good...
    • Social Welfare Benefits (12 speeches)
      Question 34: To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons claiming rent supplement for more than 18 months for each of the past three years; and if he will make a statement...
    • Mortgage Interest Supplement (8 speeches)
      Question 36: To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he will provide details on the review of the mortgage interest supplement scheme; the changes that are envisaged under this review; if...
  • Other Questions (0 speeches)
    Social Welfare Payments
    • Social Welfare Payments (52 speeches)
      Question 421: To ask the Minister for Social Protection when and the way in which he intends reforming mortgage interest supplement [28508/10]
    • Social Welfare Appeals (17 speeches, 1 comment)
      Question 38: To ask the Minister for Social Protection the average time it took to process social welfare appeals in 2009; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27931/10]
  • 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 Joan Burton - the ability...
  • Leaders' Questions. (22 speeches)
    The Irish Independent reported yesterday on a briefing from the Department of Finance that the introduction of flat rate water charges may happen in the December budget. This is in complete...
  • Visit of Australian Delegation (1 speech)
    I wish on my own behalf and on behalf of the Members of Dáil Éireann to offer a cead mile fáilte, a most sincere welcome, to a parliamentary delegation from the Parliament of Australia, led by...
  • Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (4 speeches)
    As we all know, the incomes of most households in this country have fallen over the past couple of years. The Government led us to believe that the cost of living dropped in line with the fall...
  • Order of Business. (180 speeches)
    It is proposed to take No. 10, Revised Estimates for Public Services 2010, Votes 1 - 41, (back from committee); No. 11, motion re proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the Post-Release...
  • Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed) (89 speeches)
    Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
  • Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages (150 speeches)
  • Private Members' Business (0 speeches)
  • Patient Safety: Motion (31 speeches)
    I move: That Dáil Éireann: noting with concern: — that to date the Health Service Executive (HSE) has received almost 300 telephone calls from concerned women and their families about the...
  • Message from Seanad (1 speech)
    Seanad Éireann has passed the Electricity Regulation (Amendment) (Carbon Revenue Levy) Bill 2010 without amendment.
  • Message from Select Committee (1 speech)
    The Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights has completed its consideration of the Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 and has made amendments thereto.
  • Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (45 speeches)
    Debate resumed on amendment No. 28:
  • Adjournment Debate. (0 speeches)
    Regeneration Programme
    • Regeneration Programme (7 speeches)
      In 2004 the Sligo Borough Council embarked on the development of plans for the social, economic and physical regeneration of Cranmore, in Sligo city. From this overall development plan, came a...
    • Hospital Services (2 speeches)
      In the eyes of people living in County Louth, particularly in Dundalk, the closure of the emergency department in Louth County Hospital, Dundalk will have adverse effects. This decision will...
    • Social Welfare Benefits (3 speeches)
      I am very pleased to have an opportunity to raise the very important issue of the carer's allowance in the Chamber this evening. Everybody would agree that it is impossible to overstate the huge...
    • Foreshore Licences (5 speeches)
      This matter is in the names of Deputies Ferris and Deenihan and they will have two and a half minutes each