Dáil debates

Thursday, 9 October 2014

11:45 am

Photo of Bernard DurkanBernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael)
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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 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Áine Collins - the need to address the issues in the budget which discriminate against women; (2) Deputy Alan Farrell - the need to evaluate the secondary school requirements of Malahide and Swords; (3) Deputy Róisín Shortall - the need to update regulations under the misuse of drugs legislation to curb the open street trading of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs; (4) Deputy Terence Flanagan - the need to introduce a cap on the interest that can be charged by moneylender loans; (5) Deputy Brendan Griffin - the importance of the retention of the 9% rate of VAT for tourism services; (6) Deputy Timmy Dooley - the need for a resolution of the Irish airlines superannuation scheme; (7) Deputy Robert Dowds - the ongoing industrial dispute at the Kishoge community college construction site; (8) Deputy Patrick O'Donovan - the need for immediate works to be carried out on the Newcastle West Garda station; (9) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - the alleged manipulation of hospital waiting lists; (10) Deputy Brian Stanley - the shortcomings in services for autistic children and their families in County Laois; (11) Deputy Joan Collins - the ongoing industrial issues with contractors at a school in Lucan, County Dublin; (12) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the programme and targets in relation to the future strategic infrastructure required for Dublin city and Fingal county; (13) Deputy Joe Costello - the decision to approve the establishment of a nuclear power plant in Somerset, England; (14) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the emerging problem of illegally contaminated petrol being sold at petrol pumps in the west and north west; (15) Deputy Seán Kyne - the need to review the funding application decision for Connemara community radio; (16) Deputy Pat Breen - the need to facilitate repeat leaving certificate students to travel on the existing school transport service from Kilrush to Ennis, County Clare; (17) Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl - the role of the charities regulator with regard to parish savings clubs; (18) Deputy Barry Cowen - the delays in the fair deal scheme; (19) Deputy Clare Daly - the UN Security Council resolution requiring countries to pass laws outlawing travel to join terrorist groups; and (20) Deputy Mick Wallace - the 9% VAT rate in the restaurant and hotel industry.

The matters raised by Deputies Áine Collins, Terence Flanagan, Joe Costello and Barry Cowen have been selected for discussion.