Dáil debates

Thursday, 1 December 2005

4:00 pm

Photo of Rory O'HanlonRory O'Hanlon (Cavan-Monaghan, Ceann Comhairle)
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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 Minister for Agriculture and Food will account for the position she adopted in regard to the recent negotiations on the EU sugar regime; (2) Deputy Catherine Murphy — if the Minister will carry out a study of Irish attitudes to rape victims; (3) Deputy Deenihan — the need for the Minister to take immediate action regarding anti-social behaviour in Tralee, County Kerry; (4) Deputy Fleming — to ask the Minister to ensure that funding be provided for a CT scanner at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise; (5) Deputy Hayes — to ask the Minister to clarify her intentions in respect of the compensation package of €145 million in EU compensation to Irish beet farmers; (6) Deputy Kirk — if the Minister and the Health Service Executive are considering the establishment of a centre of excellence in the north east; (7) Deputy Walsh — the Minister's views on a commitment given to the Dáil to invite tenders for decentralisation offices in Clonakilty before the end of November 2005; (8) Deputy Morgan — to ask the Minister the reason the naval authorities refused to allow divers to search the wreckage of a fishing vessel for the remains of a lost fisherman; and (9) Deputy Gregory — the Minister's views on the loss of special needs teachers in small disadvantaged schools, including inner city schools.

The matters raised by Deputies Kirk, Catherine Murphy, Deenihan and Gregory have been selected for discussion.