O'Flynn, Noel

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

Select Committee on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Debate

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The meeting has been convened to consider the Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries Bill 2006. I welcome the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Deputy Noel Dempsey, and his official...More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries Bill 2006: Committee Stage.

Amendment No. 1 is in the name of Deputy Broughan. It proposes inserting a new section. Amendments Nos. 2 and 3 are related and therefore amendments Nos. 1 to 3, inclusive, will be discussed togethe...More Button

We are on amendment No. 1.More Button

The Deputy should defer speaking to amendment No. 4. We are dealing with amendments Nos. 1 to 3, inclusive, to which he should speak. We will then move on to deal with amendment No. 4.More Button

It deals with a separate matter. I ask the Deputy to speak to amendments Nos. 1 to 3, inclusive, only.More Button

Does any other member wish to speak on these three amendments?More Button

I thought the Deputy was in charge of the communications and natural resources brief but he has now moved over to deal with the marine.More Button

Does Deputy Eamon Ryan have a point to make in that regard?More Button

Amendments Nos. 7, 9 and 11 may be discussed together.More Button

As amendments Nos. 8 and 10 are cognate, they may be discussed together.More Button

Has the Minister discussed amendment No. 10?More Button

All right.More Button

How stands the amendment?More Button

Amendments Nos. 16 and 28 are related and will be discussed together.More Button

Amendments Nos. 17, 18 and 19 are related and will be discussed together.More Button

Amendment No. 19 will be withdrawn.More Button

Amendments Nos. 21 to 23, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together by agreement.More Button

Deputy Keaveney is not a member of the committee and would not know what the members went through in this regard.More Button

Amendments Nos. 24 and 25 are related and may be discussed together by agreement. The latter is the alternative to amendment No. 24 and I am advised that amendment No. 25 cannot be moved if amendment...More Button

The Deputy knows I am not allowed laugh or joke with him due to the strict criteria regarding Standing Orders.More Button

How stands the amendment? More Button

To be fair, the media is represented here today.More Button

To be fair to the media, I have no doubt the political correspondents are glued to their monitors upstairs.More Button

The Deputy should speak to the amendment.More Button

The Deputy is going around the world in 80 days.More Button

The Deputy should speak to the amendment.More Button

The Minister should speak to the amendment or we will be here all day. He is encouraging Opposition members to waiver and wander into other areas. The debate has been very constructive until now. ...More Button

The Minister, without interruption.More Button

Amendment No. 28 has already been discussed with amendment No. 16.More Button

The amendment has already been discussed.More Button

I must follow the rules and regulations.More Button

I apologise. I thought the Deputy was about to make another speech.More Button

Amendments Nos. 29 to 31, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together.More Button

The Deputy may discuss that amendment. It will be moved when we come to it.More Button

Amendments Nos. 34 and 35 are related and will be discussed together.More Button

Message to Dáil.

In accordance with Standing Order 85, the following message will be sent to the Dáil: The Select Committee on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources has completed its consideration of the Foyle ...More Button

Business of Select Committee.

I remind members that the Electricity Regulation (Amendment) (Single Electricity Market) Bill 2006, which deals with our relationship with Northern Ireland, will be dealt with tomorrow at 10 a.m. The...More Button

We will decide the order of business tomorrow morning.More Button

The Minister of State, Deputy Browne, will be here tomorrow. We are anxious to finish the Bill tomorrow.More Button

I thank the Minister and his officials and those from the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Loughs Agency and the Office of the Legislative Council. I hope our wor...More Button

The Deputy is doing a superb job of representing the people of the area.More Button

Deputy Keaveney has made an invaluable contribution today for which I thank her.More Button

I thank the Deputy. The committee will meet again at 10 a.m. tomorrow.More Button


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