Dáil debates

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

 

1:40 pm

Photo of Pat GallagherPat Gallagher (Donegal, 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 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Joan Burton - to discuss the loan approval rates for applicants to the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme; (2) Deputy Noel Rock - to discuss cross-agency progress on the misuse of scramblers and quad bikes; (3) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - to discuss engagements with Biogen biotechnology company, regarding the drug Spinraza (Nusinersen); (4) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the need for additional consultant psychiatrists at the Kilbarrack west mental health service; (5) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the need for new road safety measures in the Rostellan area of east Cork; (6) Deputy James Browne - the need to discuss funding for St. Aidan's care services in Gorey, County Wexford; (7) Deputy John Brassil - to discuss the vacancies on community employment schemes across the country and the impact of full employment on the schemes; (8) Deputy Billy Kelleher - the need for the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation to outline the plans to publish an account of the investigative failures identified by a person (details supplied) and the steps she is taking to address them emanating from the trial of a person; (9) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss investment and employment in Tipperary town; (10) Deputies Frank O'Rourke and Anne Rabbitte - to discuss the proposed Revenue changes to mileage/relief allowances for employees of Waterways Ireland; (11) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - to discuss a recent TASC report on work and living; and (12) Deputy Thomas Byrne - to discuss the need to increase school provision in Dunshaughlin and Ashbourne.

The matters raised by Deputies Joan Burton, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Noel Rock and James Browne have been selected for discussion.