Seanad debates

Thursday, 18 November 2004

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10.30 a.m.
  • Standing Order 30. (1 speech)
    I have received notice of a matter of concern from Senator Brian Hayes raised under Standing Order 30, namely, the need for the Government to produce legislation which would give discretion to...
  • Order of Business. (75 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, statements on pensions, to be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business and to conclude not later than 1.30 p.m., with the contributions of spokespersons...
  • Pension Provisions: Statements. (25 speeches)
    Pensions are an international issue and most countries in the developed world face the same challenges as Ireland, namely, how to provide pensions that are both adequate and sustainable in a...
  • Matter raised under Standing Order 30. (2 speeches)
    In accordance with Standing Order 30, as it is 12:50 p.m. I call Senator Brian Hayes on a matter of concern.
  • Pension Provisions: Statements (Resumed). (16 speeches)
    I am severely tempted to comment on what Senator Brian Hayes has said but if I did the Chair would remind me to speak on the topic under discussion. Like any lay person I do not possess the...