Cosgrave, Liam

Tuesday, 24 November 1964

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 213 No. 1

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Accounts of Statutory Bodies.

asked the Taoiseach if the Government have reconsidered the question of enabling Dáil Éireann to review the accounts of statutory bodies or other State or semi-State bodies; if so, what decision has ...More Button

As the Taoiseach mentioned, the recent comments of the Committee of Public Accounts, published last week or the week before, would have been published subsequent to the earlier replies he gave. Does ...More Button

Do I take it that the Taoiseach is prepared to consider referring, in certain cases, the accounts of statutory bodies for consideration to some committee in respect of general questions of policy as d...More Button

Is the Taoiseach aware that at least one of those who have come to be described by some newspaper scribes as the bright young men of Fianna Fáil has expressed the view that some procedure should be in...More Button

The Taoiseach is Bourbon-like in this matter.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Purchasing Power of £.

asked the Taoiseach if he will state the purchasing value of £1 for each of the following years: 1939, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960 and mid-November, 1964.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Control of Manufactures Bill, 1964: Second Stage.

I believe this Bill is overdue. In fact, it was our view that, when the amending Act was going through in 1958, it should have gone as far as this goes now. As the Minister said in introducing the m...More Button

Would that require an amendment of the Companies Act?More Button

Committee on Finance. - Imposition of Duties (Confirmation of Orders) Bill, 1964: Second Stage.

Would the Minister say, where duties are reduced or varied under the procedure of this legislation, is any investigation or scrutiny carried out by either the Prices Section or any other section of hi...More Button

Is it not stated at the end of the Minister's memo that the rates of duty mentioned in the memo are gross rates and do not take account of the reductions made in January, 1963, and January, 1964?More Button

There will be no question of a further reduction as long as the levy lasts at any rate?More Button

This day fortnight. Committee Stage ordered for Tuesday, 8th December, 1964.More Button


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