Lemass, Seán F.

Thursday, 11 April 1935

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 55 No. 17

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Marketing of Turf.

I am informed that the turf to which the Deputy refers was cut late in the season and that consequently the producers were unable to save it. I am unable to accept the suggestion that the circumstanc...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Assistance Reductions.

I am not aware of the issue of any such notification as that indicated by the Deputy. No such notification has been issued by my Department.More Button

That is a different question. A person holding an allotment would have a calculation made as to the value of the income derived from it, and that would be taken into account. There was no such notif...More Button

No. In the ordinary course the Department takes into account all the means possessed by an applicant when calculations are being made for the purposes of the Act.More Button

A person who receives an allotment after his means are assessed would be obliged by the terms of the Act to report the matter to the unemployment officer.More Button

I will have the necessity for such an announcement considered.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Assistance Claims.

For the reasons stated in reply to questions addressed to me by Deputy Curran on the 12th December last I cannot, for the present and for some time to come, see my way to reply to questions relating t...More Button

I am not so aware. The position is that most of the officers in the Department of Industry and Commerce dealing with the administration of the Unemployment Assistance Act are fully occupied in the va...More Button

I think the Deputy is referring to another question.More Button

The question asked related to another matter. It was rejected on appeal by the Court of Referees. The other is a different type of question.More Button

An application for a qualification certificate was received from Mr. Daniel Gallagher at the Dungloe Branch Employment Office on the 5th April, 1934. At the time of its receipt the Unemployment Assis...More Button

There is no power to make such compensation.More Button

It has not yet been decided that he is entitled at all.More Button

If he is entitled to a qualification certificate he will obtain it, if he fulfils the conditions.More Button

I have no such power.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Tobacco Act Advisory Committee.

I have not established an advisory committee under Section 30 of the Tobacco Act, 1934. I am advised that the rates of wages paid and the conditions of employment observed at rehandling stations depe...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Issue of Merchandise Licences.

The number of merchandise licences issued under the Road Transport Act, 1933, which are now in force, is 1,343. The numbers of merchandise licences transferred to the Great Southern Railways Company ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Road Passenger Licences.

The number of annual passenger licences which are now in force is 605, and the number of applications for such licences which were refused is 154. The numbers of such licences which were transferred ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Road Transport Employment.

I am not in a position to give the information desired in regard to the railway companies as in most cases no difficulty was brought to my notice as to the transfer with the licence of all of the empl...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Insurance Payments.

I am circulating with the Official Report a statement containing the desired information.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Directory of Irish Manufacturers.

The material for the Official Industry Directory is still in the hands of the Printers and will shortly be available for publication.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Local Authorities and British Coal

I have received only one complaint of the kind referred to by the Deputy and I understand that this particular complaint is at present under investigation by the local authority and the colliery comp...More Button

No.More Button

I have received only one complaint of that description and that is the complaint dealt with in the question.More Button

I will be glad to get particulars of such complaints.More Button

Only one.More Button

Due to the inferior quality of the coal?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Issue of Beef Vouchers.

I am sending the Deputy a statement containing the desired information.More Button

Conditions of Employment Bill, 1935—First Stage.

I beg leave to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to make further and better provision for regulating and controlling the conditions of employment of workers engaged in industrial work, and to make prov...More Button

After Easter.More Button

Yes. Leave granted. Second Stage fixed for Wednesday, May 1st.More Button

Road Transport Bill, 1935—First Stage.

I beg leave to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to amend the Road Transport Act, 1933, and the Road Transport Act, 1934, and to control the importation of certain mechanically propelled vehicles which...More Button


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