Hughes, James

Wednesday, 14 November 1945

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 98 No. 9

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Local Flour Milling.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will now consider granting facilities to farmers to have their own wheat made into flour by local mills.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Permits and Wedding Presents.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if, in view of the hardship involved under present regulations to newly married couples going abroad to live, he will now consider granting permits to such...More Button

Surely the Minister realises that it is a very small quantity that is involved in this matter.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Export Prices of Turkeys.

asked the Minister for Agriculture if he will state in relation to turkeys for export (a) the price per lb. paid by Awdipar to Eggsports Ltd.; (b) the price paid to licensed exporters; (c) the price p...More Button

While I am prepared to support the Minister's policy in encouraging egg and poultry production, I would like to ask how he can possibly justify appropriating 3d. per lb. from turkey producers, who may...More Button

Is it fair to do that?More Button

On the justice of the case, I am asking the Minister to justify the policy of appropriating money which rightly belongs to one individual in order to encourage another.More Button

We will still hear the Minister. Would he justify it, please?More Button

Is it not tautamount to robbing the people dealing in turkeys in certain counties of 3d. per lb. to help poultry producers? It is a tax and a robbery as well, if the turkeys are worth 2/7 per lb.More Button

Would it be possible for the Minister to fix prices?More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Position of Public Analyst (County Clare).

On a point of order, I would like to ask a question.More Button

I am entitled to raise a point of order.More Button

I do not know to whom the Minister was referring, but he referred to an individual in Galway.More Button

And he reflected on that individual. Is it usual to permit a Deputy to reflect on someone who is not present in the House to defend himself? I do not know who the individual is at all.More Button

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