Boland, Kevin

Tuesday, 9 March 1965

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 214 No. 10

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ninth Round Wage Increase.

The information requested in the first part of the question is not available in my Department. The annual cost of implementing the ninth round National Wage Agreement for the employees of the Nationa...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Local Government Licensing Regulations.

I have considered this matter further and I have come to the conclusion that there is a case for affording some relief to motor traders engaged in kerbside businesses in areas other than the large bui...More Button

Appliances used for the provision of free services such as water and air will be made subject to a nominal licence fee only. The opportunity will also be taken to effect some desirable minor changes ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Siting of Dublin Factory.

It is assumed that the Deputy's question relates to the erection of structures in connection with a proposed bulk cement depot at Carnlough Road, Cabra. Dublin Corporation made orders on the 22nd Oct...More Button

I do not think so. I do not know when they will be determined.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Watergate (Limerick) Housing Scheme.

Layout and sketch plans for the first stage of the Watergate housing scheme have been generally approved subject to minor technical considerations and the Corporation are preparing final documents.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Corporation Housing Schemes.

The information is being compiled in the form requested by the Deputy and will be forwarded to him as soon as possible.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Municipal Elections Posters.

I understand that Dublin Corporation will raise no objection to the display of removable election posters or placards on Corporation lamp standards for a reasonable period around the date of the forth...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Bray Housing Areas.

I am not so aware. The initiation of any proposal to undertake the works referred to by the Deputy would be a matter for the local authority.More Button

I shall put the Deputy's suggestion to the Minister. The Deputy could possibly do it just as well himself.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Road Improvement Grants.

I hope to be in a position in the near future to advise local authorities of the grants to be allocated from the Road Fund in respect of the financial year 1965-66. At this stage, however, it is not...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Corporation Grants.

So far as I am aware, apart from minor savings which may arise from time to time on specific schemes, the answer to both parts of the question is “yes”.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Lighting Improvement Schemes.

As the reply is in the form of a tabular statement I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it with the Official Report. Following is the statement:—More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Grants for Lifesaving Activities.

I understand that Dublin Corporation pay annual grants to the Irish Red Cross Society and the Royal Life Saving Society in respect of work relating to the saving of persons from drowning. The amount ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Galway Water Supplies.

Proposals for extensions to the Ahascragh water supply scheme were approved in principle on 24th April, 1963. I understand from Galway County Council that the preparation of contract documents is at ...More Button

I understand from Galway County Council that efforts to find an adequate supply of water for this scheme have so far proved unsuccessful. Further tests will shortly be carried out on the proposed sour...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Tullamore Sewerage Scheme.

My recommendations on the drainage proposals for the town central area submitted by Tullamore Urban District Council on 21st January, 1965, were conveyed to the council last week. I have informed th...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ninth Round Wage Increase.

The answer is nil. There are no persons in semi-State employment under the aegis of my Department.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Vote 48—Social Welfare.

Tairgim:More Button

I thank the House for dealing so expeditiously with this Supplementary Estimate. As Deputy Tully says, the main Estimate, on which we can have fuller discussion, will be before the House shortly. I t...More Button

It might not be necessary to see the person but where there is an inordinate delay you will usually find, on investigation, that the appeals officer is trying to establish something which will enable ...More Button

However, in cases where there are long delays in having a medical examination carried out I shall certainly try to speed them up where possible, even if it is necessary to appoint additional personnel...More Button

No.More Button

I do not think so. We have appointed an extra appeals officer lately. According to what Deputy Tully is saying it is on the medical side that these delays occur. We should remember these are cases i...More Button

I would not say very often wrongly.More Button

Occasionally the result of the appeal is to change an original decision but, on the whole, there are very few cases in which it is found a mistake has been made or in which it is found that the benefi...More Button

I do not think it is desirable for the Minister to do these things as a general rule. There is a legal obligation on the employer to stamp the cards and my Department's interest in the matter would b...More Button

I shall consider the particular case to which the Deputy refers.More Button

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