Dáil debates

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

4:00 pm

Photo of Brendan HowlinBrendan Howlin (Wexford, 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 Deirdre Clune - the need to ensure connectivity following any restructuring plan of Aer Lingus; (2) Deputy Michael Noonan - the administration of the rent allowance scheme and specifically the transfer of responsibility for it to the Department of Social and Family Affairs; (3) Deputy James Bannon - the provision of services at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar, County Westmeath; (4) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the relocation of the South Tipperary VEC adult literacy centre in Clonmel, County Tipperary; (5) Deputy Jimmy Deenihan - staffing levels and emergency care provided at Kerry General Hospital; and (6) Deputy Michael Ring - delays in the renewal of over-70s medical cards.

The matters raised by Deputies Jimmy Deenihan, Michael Ring, Michael Noonan and Mattie McGrath have been selected for discussion.