Dáil debates

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

3:55 pm

Photo of Michael KittMichael Kitt (Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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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 Mattie McGrath - the need to address the crisis in the allocation of the rural GP practice allowance; (2) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - the need to discuss plans to introduce a Statewide ban on smoky coal, including engagement with counterparts north of the Border; (3) Deputy Jim Daly - the need to control the spread of knotweed and other invasive non-native species; (4) Deputy Paul J. Connaughton - the need to address the unacceptable delays in processing times for Garda vetting; (5) Deputy Pat Breen - the need to address the provision of wastewater services in rural areas and the need for a pilot programme to include Carrigaholt, County Clare; (6) Deputy Noel Coonan - the need to promote the rural practice allowance to encourage general practitioners to fill available posts in rural areas in County Tipperary and nationwide; (7) Deputy Brian Stanley - the need to address rural crime and the need for better security, including CCTV coverage; (8) Deputy Clare Daly - the need to discuss the implications of the recent Northern Ireland abortion ruling; (9) Deputy Robert Troy - the need to discuss planning guidelines for wind turbines and pylons; (10) Deputy Micheál Martin - the need to discuss the apology by Coombe Hospital, Dublin to a couple (details supplied) whose daughter died while in the care of the hospital in 1992; (11) Deputy Timmy Dooley - the need to discuss the decision of the National Transport Authority to allow public transport companies to increase their fares this month and next month; (12) Deputies Maureen O'Sullivan and Joe Costello - the need for an update on plans to progress medically supervised injecting rooms; (13) Deputy Niall Collins - the need to address matters raised in the RTE investigation into gangs running prostitution rings; (14) Deputy John Deasy - the need to address extending the living city initiative to counties Waterford and Limerick based on the recent Heritage Council report; (15) Deputy Billy Kelleher - the need to publish the recommendations made in the HSE national ambulance review; and (16) Deputy Mick Wallace - the need to discuss Ireland's contribution to the climate change conference in Paris, France.

The matters raised by Deputies Micheál Martin, Maureen O'Sullivan and Joe Costello, John Deasy and Brian Stanley have been selected for discussion.