Blaney, Neil T.C.

Tuesday, 3 March 1959

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 173 No. 3

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Presidential Election.

I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to take Questions Nos. 23 and 24 together. The Order appointing the days for nomination and polling at the forthcoming Presidential election cannot...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Wexford Housebuilding Employment.

The number of men employed on the erection of houses for Wexford Corporation at 31st January, 1959, was 26. At 31st January in 1958 and 1957, respectively, 69 and 111 men were employed.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Flats.

No proposals by Dublin Corporation in connection with the building of flats in the areas referred to by the Deputy are at present before my Department. Plans for a scheme of 104 flat dwellings at Dig...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Grants and Loans for Old Houses.

Housing authorities are not required to submit for my approval schemes for the making of supplementary grants to persons carrying out reconstruction, repair or improvement of houses or for the making ...More Button

I cannot tell the Deputy that.More Button

They have a fair amount of discretion. The schemes are not uniform.More Button

The position of the Minister for Local Government in relation to local authorities as regards these schemes and the making available of these advances is as set out in the Act and it is really permiss...More Button

Referendum (Amendment) Bill, 1958—Fifth Stage.

That is all for the moment.More Button

Nothing further.More Button

On each stage of this Bill, either I as the responsible Minister or the Government as a whole, have been accused by the Opposition speakers of a lack of discourtesy——More Button

A lack of courtesy— and courtesy is not very apparent from the Deputy's interruption just now.More Button

The general tone of the discussion on each stage has been that we have not shown a courteous attitude to the House—either I have not or the Government as a whole have not. The general reasons trotted...More Button

Written Answers. - Employment on Road Works.

Following is the information:— NUMBER of men employed on Roads at the end of January.More Button

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, it is proposed to answer Questions Nos. 44, 45 and 46 together. Following is the information:—More Button

Written Answers. - Road Workers' Wages.

The amount and effective date of each increase in the weekly wages of county council road workers in years 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958 and the current rate of wages in each case are set out in the followin...More Button

Written Answers. - Agricultural Land.

I propose with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to take Questions Nos. 48 and 49 together. Following is the information in so far as it is available in my Department:—More Button

Written Answers. - Rates on Agricultural Land.

Following is the information:—More Button

Written Answers. - Road Works.

The information is being compiled and will be forwarded to the Deputy.More Button

Written Answers. - Valuation of Land and Buildings.

Following is the information:—More Button

Written Answers. - County Council Wages and Salaries.

The amount of wages and salaries paid by each county council in respect of the calendar year 1956 and the financial year 1957-58 is set out in the following statement. Final figures in respect of the ...More Button

Written Answers. - County Council Pensionable Servants.

The Donegal, Leitrim, Roscommon and Sligo County Councils have not adopted Part III of the Local Government (Superannuation) Act, 1956. As indicated in the reply given to the Deputy on 28th January, ...More Button

Written Answers. - Local Authority Housing.

Local housing authorities completed 54,371 houses and flat-dwellings during the period from 1st January, 1945, to 31st December, 1957.More Button

Written Answers. - Housing Grants.

The grants paid by the Department of Local Government within the period, comprising (a) grants to private persons and public utility societies for the provision of new houses; (b) grants to local auth...More Button


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