Dáil debates

Wednesday, 21 March 2007

3:00 pm

Séamus Pattison (Carlow-Kilkenny, Labour)
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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 Crawford — that the Minister include a school (details supplied) in the list of schools for grant aid this year; (2) Deputy Cowley — the need for the Minister for Health and Children to confirm that BreastCheck will commence from April 2007 for the west of Ireland; (3) Deputy Gilmore — the future of the Morning Star and the Regina Coeli hostels for homeless persons in Dublin; (4) Deputy Deenihan — the need for the Minister for Education and Science to address the accommodation problems at a school in Listowel, County Kerry; (5) Deputy Broughan — the need for the Minister for Education and Science to ensure that the site and campus of a school in Dublin 5 is retained for educational and community purposes; (6) Deputy Olivia Mitchell — the need for legislation to ensure transparency in respect of social and affordable housing provision under the Planning Acts; (7) Deputy Durkan — the consideration given to an amnesty to aged out minors seeking refugee status and if a person (details supplied) might qualify; and (8) Deputy Michael Higgins — the need to clarify a clear timescale for the provision of sites, urgent repairs and extensions to a number of schools.

The matters raised by Deputies Cowley, Gilmore, Deenihan and Broughan have been selected for discussion.