Cleary, Michael

Wednesday, 4 March 1931

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 37 No. 8

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Ceisteanna.—Questions. Oral Answers. - Hawkers' Licences.

asked the Minister for Finance if he will state the number of hawkers' licences issued since the imposition of the £10 tax on travelling shops, and if the imposition of this tax has effected a reducti...More Button

When this tax was being imposed the general impression was created that it was being imposed in order to reduce effectively the number of travelling shops throughout the country. It seems to be evide...More Button

Under these circumstances, will the Minister consider abolishing this tax altogether, as it has had the opposite effect to the one it was thought it would have when imposed?More Button

I should like to ask the Minister if this tax is being imposed simply for revenue purposes.More Button

Ceisteanna.—Questions. Oral Answers. - East Mayo Relief Schemes.

asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries if he will state what schemes are being carried out under the Relief Vote by the Land Commission in the following electoral areas in East Mayo:—Bohola, Callo...More Button

I submit that that information was asked for in the case of County Donegal and it was not answered by the Parliamentary Secretary. We have our suspicions as to the way these schemes were carried out, ...More Button

Agriculture Bill, 1930—Committee.

I would ask the Minister to accept the amendment that appointments under the Bill be left in the hands of local committees. In the light of recent events, particularly in Mayo, this amendment should ...More Button

The Minister wants to pretend that the Appointments Commissioners will always select the best candidate.More Button

We have it on definite authority that the Appointments Commissioners have not appointed the best qualified candidates. It is for that reason that we ask the House not to give them the powers that it ...More Button

May I ask Deputy O'Connell if that principle has been brought in in Mayo?More Button


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