Lemass, Seán F.

Wednesday, 17 November 1943

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 91 No. 17

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Allocation of Paraffin to Farmers.

I have given full consideration to the question of making special provision for the lighting requirements of the farming community, but I regret that owing to the very limited supplies of kerosene ava...More Button

I am fully aware that the supply of kerosene available for the farming community is insufficient for their needs. The fact is, however, that we have no more to give them. It will be possible, I think...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Reorganisation of Great Southern Railways Company.

The information available to me does not indicate that Stock Exchange transactions in the stocks of the Great Southern Railways Company before or subsequent to October 20th were either extensive or ab...More Button

I think the Deputy has a question to the effect of his supplementary to-day on the Order Paper for to-morrow, and I will answer to-morrow. I think, however, the facts I have given to the House show t...More Button

I have given the facts.More Button

I think I have given sufficient facts to-day to allay any alarm.More Button

It is obvious from the figures I have given that the percentage of the total stocks of the Great Southern Railways Company that come on the market at all is infinitesimal. In such circumstances, it is...More Button

I am aware that there was in no period of this year any volume of transactions in the shares of the company either in respect of the number of transactions or the value of the shares concerned which w...More Button

I propose to answer Questions Nos. 3 and 4 together. The Great Southern Railways Company has not yet submitted to the Government its proposals for capital reconstruction. I am not therefore in a posi...More Button

The Deputy's question is a misleading one. The directors of the Great Southern Railways Company have circulated to their shareholders certain proposals which they intend to submit to the Government....More Button

As I explained, the intention of the Great Southern Railways Company in publishing that circular to their shareholders was to give the holders of their stocks the earliest possible intimation of what ...More Button

The Government will be responsible for any scheme that will be submitted to the Dáil.More Button

The Great Southern Railways Board has been at pains to make the full facts available to their shareholders. At the earliest possible date they published the details of their proposals. As soon as th...More Button

Reorganisation of what?More Button

I do not think we can deal with this by way of question and answer. The chairman of the Great Southern Railways Company was appointed by the Government. He was appointed by the Government with a spe...More Button

I am not going to give that type of reply as it would be misleading. The position of the Great Southern Railways Company is under constant discussion between myself, the officers of my Department and...More Button

From the day he was appointed. What does the Deputy think he was appointed for?More Button

The Deputy should read the Report of the Transport Tribunal.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Workmen's Compensation Payments.

I would refer the Deputy to the answer I gave to a similar question on the 21st ultimo.More Button

No.More Button

Order of Business.

It is proposed to take the order of business, as on the Order Paper: Nos. 1, 5, 6, and then Nos. 2, 3 and 4.More Button

It is possible that it will be taken to-morrow, but, if not, early next week.More Button

Through the Dáil, yes.More Button

A great deal will depend on the progress of business to-day. I hope to get the Second Stage of the Children's Allowances Bill through at an early stage because, as I am sure Deputies will realise, it...More Button

Yes, we hope so.More Button


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