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Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (14 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: We are heading into a debate on capital gains. Capital gains tax needs to be looked at from a supply of housing point of view. It can form part of the solution. There are thousands of properties out there on short-term lettings because they are better value for money for their owners. We would much prefer to have those properties as part of the housing stock. There is a case to be made...

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (14 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: I am worried that we are only on recommendation No. 7. We have ended up going through a complete housing debate.

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (14 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: There are other relevant sections we will not get to.

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (14 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: If there was an alternative that was more beneficial to those in business, they would use it. However, there is no alternative to diesel at the moment. In talking the way we are, we are just wasting our time. The real solution for heavy use of diesel is probably hydrogen. Yet, we are a long way away from hydrogen being developed for use in heavy haulage or agriculture. It is fine to talk...

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (14 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: It is amazing that of the 41 recommendations from the Opposition in relation to this Bill, 36 are about reports and not one of them has sought any amendment to the actual Bill.

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages (14 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: It is allowed. The only recommendation that sought to amend the Bill has been ruled out of order as it would have a direct impact on businesses, in particular seasonal businesses. It is disappointing that we have spent the past four hours talking about reports. Some 36 reports have been sought. Much of the information sought in regard to these reports is already out there if people are...

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Second Stage (7 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: I welcome the Minister of State. The Bill, the second Finance Bill of this historic coalition Government, aims to give the people value for the money they pay in taxes by investing wisely in public services such as health and education and to invest strategically in the needs of our people, particularly in the area of housing. Moreover, the Government has agreed a climate budget required to...

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Second Stage (7 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: The original one was not working.

Seanad: Finance Bill 2021: Second Stage (7 Dec 2021)

Pat Casey: Next Tuesday.

Seanad: Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021: Second Stage (30 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: In the next slot, Senators Kyne and Dolan are sharing time and they have three minutes each.

Seanad: Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021: Second Stage (30 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: The next slot is being shared by Senators Dolan and Carrigy.

Seanad: Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021: Second Stage (30 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: The Senator has three minutes and Senator Carrigy has three minutes.

Seanad: Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021: Second Stage (30 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: I apologise to the Senators who will not make it into the debate, but I must call the Minister of State.

Seanad: Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021: Second Stage (30 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: Yes, unless we end up with more time, but we have already eaten into his time by six or seven minutes.

Seanad: Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021: Second Stage (30 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: I thank the Minister of State. When the debate resumes, he is entitled to the balance of the eight minutes that we deducted from him today.

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (23 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: I welcome the Minister to the House. I wish to advise Members that this business will be concluded at 4.30 p.m. I remind them that a Senator may speak only once on Report Stage, with the exception of the proposer of the amendment, who may reply to discussion on the amendment. On Report Stage, each non-Government amendment must be seconded.

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (23 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: Amendments Nos. 2 and 10 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (23 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: Amendments Nos. 4, 5 and 20 are related and may be discussed together by agreement. Is that agreed to? Agreed.

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (23 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: Amendments Nos. 6 and 7 are related and may be discussed together, by agreement. Is that agreed?

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (23 Nov 2021)

Pat Casey: Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

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