Dáil debates

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

7:20 pm

Photo of Seán Ó FearghaílSeán Ó Fearghaíl (Ceann Comhairle; Kildare South, Ceann Comhairle)
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I understand the Government Chief Whip has a business proposal to put to the House arising out of this morning's debate on the Order of Business.

Photo of Seán KyneSeán Kyne (Galway West, Fine Gael)
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It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders or the Order of Business of today, that the Dáil shall sit later than 10.15 p.m. tomorrow and shall adjourn not later than 11.15 p.m., that a statement by the Minister for Health, followed by questions and answers, shall be taken immediately following Private Members' business and that the following arrangements shall apply: the opening statement, questions and answers and the Minister's reply shall conclude within one hour and 20 minutes; the Minister shall make an opening statement and a statement in reply which shall not exceed five minutes each; and following the Minister's opening statement each party and group in Opposition shall have ten minutes for alternating questions and answers.

Photo of Seán Ó FearghaílSeán Ó Fearghaíl (Ceann Comhairle; Kildare South, Ceann Comhairle)
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Is the proposal agreed? Agreed.