Norton, William

Tuesday, 19 May 1936

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 62 No. 5

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Ceisteanna.—Questions. Oral Answers. - Work Offered to Unemployment Assistance Recipients

asked the Minister for Finance if he will state (a) the nature of essential and useful public work which he stated in the course of his Budget speech was held up because of the fact that of 73 recipie...More Button

Would the Parliamentary Secretary say what is the approximate distance these men would require to travel to and from their work? That is an important consideration in view of the statement by the Min...More Button

In Committee on Finance. - Financial Resolutions—Resolution No. 14 (General) (Resumed).

Judging by the reception which the Budget has received from organs of the Press largely concerned with ensuring that the interests of the well-to-do classes are adequately catered for, and no new impo...More Button

I suggest to Deputy MacDermot that it was never easier in the history of mankind to win from the land the wherewithal to provide the people with food. I suggest it was never easier to produce goods ...More Button

I do not know whether I would be permitted to develop that side of the argument in this debate——More Button

——but I do suggest to Deputy MacDermot that, in a world choked with goods, in a world in which the machines fill the granaries and store-houses at a greater pace than ever before, in a world in which ...More Button

That is perfectly true, because of a variety of circumstances, not the least prominent of which is the apparent unwillingness on the part of large masses of the people to realise that they are living ...More Button

The remarks which I have just made in reply to Deputy MacDermot's interjection might as appropriately be applied to the Minister for Finance. He still thinks we are living in an era of scarcity, in a...More Button

The teachers' organisation says the same.More Button

The Irish Times?More Button

That is national unity, in any case.More Button

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