Seanad debates

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

  • Prelude (0 speeches)
    Chuaigh an Cathaoirleach i gceannas ar 10:30:00
  • Business of Seanad (1 speech)
    I have received notice from Senator Kieran O'Donnell that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:The need for the Minister for Health to...
  • Commencement Matters (0 speeches)
    • Accident and Emergency Services Provision (11 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State
    • Maternity Services (4 speeches)
      I thank the Minister of State for coming to the House. I fully understand that the Minister is not available. I wish to raise the report on maternity services at Portlaoise. The report...
    • Public Procurement Contracts Social Clauses (6 speeches)
      I welcome the Minister of State. Public procurement accounts for 18% of gross domestic product in Europe, and the State spends €8.5 billion every year on goods and services. There is a...
  • Order of Business (68 speeches)
    The Order of Business is No. 1, Finance Bill 2016 - Committee Stage, to be taken at 12.45 p.m. and adjourn at 3.30 p.m. if not previously concluded; No. 2, statements on climate action and low...
  • Finance Bill 2016: Committee Stage (69 speeches)
    We are dealing with recommendations rather than amendments, considering the constitutional position.
  • Climate Action and Low Carbon Development: Statements (43 speeches)
    I welcome the Minister and call on him to address the House.
  • Public Bodies Review Agency Bill 2016: Second Stage (13 speeches)
    I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." Tá fáilte roimh an Aire. Tá sé an-deas é a fheiceáil. Is é seo an chéad uair dó ar ais sa tSeanad...