Dáil debates

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

12:00 pm

Photo of Liam TwomeyLiam Twomey (Wexford, 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 Jim Daly - the need to publish the review of the Protection of Employees (Employers’ Insolvency) Act as a matter of urgency; (2) Deputy Brendan Smith - the need to discuss the response to the humanitarian and political crisis in the Middle East and north Africa and the actions being taken by Irish Aid; (3) Deputy Pearse Doherty - the need to identify alternative accommodation for the HSE-operated training centre for people with disabilities at the Cleary Centre in Donegal town; (4) Deputy Eric Byrne - the need to protect the cairns at Tibradden, County Dublin; (5) Deputy Thomas Pringle - the need to address funding concerns for the Rosses community development project in County Donegal; (6) Deputy Jerry Buttimer - the need for increased respite services for adults with intellectual disabilities in County Cork; (7) Deputy Michael McNamara - the need for a timeline to be provided for ongoing works on the N67; (8) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - the need to address the funding issues of the greater Dublin independent living group; (9) Deputy Michael McGrath - the need to discuss the overcharging of tracker mortgage customers and the investigations currently in place to deal with the issue; (10) Deputy Catherine Byrne - the need to increase the scope of the Road Traffic Act to address the increasingly dangerous use of dirt bikes in communities; (11) Deputy Anthony Lawlor - concerns relating the failure of some banks to change their variable interest rates; (12) Deputy Joe Costello - the need to reassess the policy of a VAT reduction on services provided by the hospitality sector; (13) Deputy Noel Harrington - the need for funding to address flood damage caused in areas of west Cork in recent weeks; (14) Deputy Mary Mitchell O'Connor - the need to raise awareness of dementia prevention; (15) Deputies Mick Wallace and Clare Daly - the need to discuss Ireland's response to the current refugee crisis; (16) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the need to declare a housing and homelessness emergency; (17) Deputy Colm Keaveney - the need to improve services for people with disabilities, especially in light of recent HIQA reports; and (18) Deputy Billy Kelleher - the need to consider the introduction of tax measures to reduce sugar intake

The matters raised by Deputies Michael McGrath; Eric Byrne; Mary Mitchell O'Connor; and Mick Wallace and Clare Daly have been selected for discussion.