Russell, George E.

Thursday, 2 July 1959

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 176 No. 4

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Committee on Finance. - Vote 49—Agriculture (Resumed).

What does the Minister mean when he says the money will belong to the suppliers? It will not.More Button

They will not have any control over it.More Button

The Minister said the money, even if it is not expended by way of subsidy on exports this year, will belong to the suppliers.More Button

It will not.More Button

I would take good care I had control over it.More Button

Can the Minister say if it is proposed to give further information to the House on the trade talks in London?More Button

I appreciate that when discussions are going on it is not always advisable to disclose their course until a later stage.More Button

I do not agree. Not giving information can often cause disquietude and there is a genuine desire, not only among the agricultural community but in general, to know what will be the position of this c...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Finance Bill, 1959—Committee Stage (Resumed).

On amendment No. 9 which Deputy Sweetman introduced, I should like to refer to the question of extending the tax benefits to open-cast or open-pit mining. There is the other point that before you act...More Button


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