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Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Paul Phelan: One hundred percent is greater than 92%.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Eoin Ó Broin: But the Minister of State is not guaranteeing 100%.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Paul Phelan: What we are guaranteeing is what the CCMA, the representative group of the managers of each of the 31 local authorities, sought from us. As I said in response to Deputy Darragh O'Brien, the monthly shortfall in terms of commercial rates is about €85 million or €86 million. We should also bear in mind some of the other fees that councils are not gathering now because of...

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Lahart: I call Deputy Cathal Crowe.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Peter Fitzpatrick: On a point of order, there are many Deputies here belonging to different groups. I thought there was a maximum of two allowed per party. I see many Deputies who should not be in this Chamber. I ask the Acting Chairman to have a look. I am not trying to be smart on this. If people outside are obeying the rules, I do not see any reason we should not obey the rules in this House.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Lahart: I will take that on board. I will come back to the Deputy. I will seek advice on it. I call Deputy Crowe.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Cathal Crowe: I ask the Minister-----

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Peter Fitzpatrick: Sorry, if the Acting Chairman does not do that, I will leave the Chamber. There are too many Members in this Chamber. Can the Acting Chairman please ask that Members who are not supposed to be in the Chamber to leave?

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Lahart: Okay. It is a fair point. If the social distancing-----

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Peter Fitzpatrick: It has nothing to do with the social distancing.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Lahart: -----physical distancing-----

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Peter Fitzpatrick: There is a maximum number of TDs. At one stage, there were four from Fianna Fáil to speak.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Eoin Ó Broin: There are six or seven vacant spaces.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Peter Fitzpatrick: It does not matter. Sinn Féin is one of the ones. The rules are the rules. They have three Members at present. Three Members are not allowed in here at present. There should be only two Members from Sinn Féin here.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Brendan Howlin: We are allowed 20 Members. There are not 20 Members here.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Eoin Ó Broin: It is the number of Members in total. This is a distraction. Please, Chair.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Peter Fitzpatrick: It is wrong.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

John Lahart: The clock is stopped. Deputy Cathal Crowe had two and half minutes.

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Cathal Crowe: I have a few valuable seconds. One has to be like Usain Bolt to get points out in this Chamber. The Minister of State might respond to my queries and questions since my time is limited. I want to get out of the Chamber to comply with the social distancing rules. I quickly want to draw the Minister of State's attention to inconsistent planning decisions by An Bord Pleanála. It...

Covid-19 (Local Government): Statements (27 May 2020)

Jennifer Murnane O'Connor: I also compliment all the local authorities on the great work they have done. During the lockdown, local authorities have parked commercial rates, they have suspended or removed parking charges, and there has been a reduction in some cases in rent and mortgage repayments for its customers. The Minister of State must look at extending that, now more than ever. As we move through the...

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