Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Livestock Freight Charges.
asked the Minister for Transport and Power if he is aware of the decision of the B & I line to increase the freight charges in respect of cattle between Dublin and Birkenhead; and if in view of the co...
When the Minister says that rail wagons are not available at Birkenhead, is he suggesting to the House that the B & I have control over the sea travel and not over land, and that, therefore, this serv...
Have British Railways refused to provide rail wagons at Birkenhead?
Therefore the Minister is not in control.
The Minister has proved himself a failure.
asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries if he is aware of the concern caused by the decision of the B & I line to increase the freight charges in respect of cattle between Dublin and Birkenhe...
Could the Minister indicate how recently he made the last representations?
I have not got the date.
Has it been during the past fortnight?
What has been the reply?
The Minister has not told us what was the reply of his opposite number in Great Britain.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Donegal Boat Slip.
asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries the present position relating to the boat slip at Fanny's Bay, Downings, County Donegal; what future proposals he has for the further development of th...
Can the Minister tell us when this investigation team visited Downings?
Is the Minister telling the House that he is not up to date with the details of the needs of his own constituency?
Is this confirmation that the Minister is seeking a seat in Dublin?
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Donegal Coast Protection.
asked the Minister for Finance if he will make available moneys for coastal protection work in the Dooey and Rossapenna areas of County Donegal; and if he is aware of the severe coastal erosion which ...
I did not hear the reply of the Parliamentary Secretary.
Surely the Parliamentary Secretary should extend the courtesy of waiting until other people have finished before he gives a reply?
Might I ask is the Parliamentary Secretary prepared to provide money for these works?
He should and, if he had simple manners, there would be no need.
When the Minister says it has not been investigated, who has been neglectful?
This is a serious matter. Property is involved here. Is the Parliamentary Secretary now telling us that, because it is No. 4 on the priority list, that is the only reason why money is not being provi...
The Parliamentary Secretary tells us one thing and the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries goes to Downings and tells us another thing.
The Parliamentary Secretary makes a statement here and the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries goes down to Donegal and makes a different one.
The Minister is now saying that what he said in Donegal is untrue.
Health Bill, 1969: Second Stage (Resumed).
From what is the Deputy quoting?
May we have the reference?
Could the Deputy give an indication as to where the statement might be found?
I have great respect for Deputy Carter but I should like him to give us some indication as to where the information he has given may be found.
So these people must struggle on?
He must have been in Africa. It was in the Congo he was.
After the general election?
Annie Oakley made a boast like that, too.
“Let Lemass lead on.”
We object to misspending, not to spending.
If the Deputy were in the House as often as Deputy Harte he would know that I have said this.
If he has been here, he has not been listening.
At this stage of the debate there is little left to say. While I welcome the attempt to modernise present health legislation, I am disappointed with some of the proposals in the Bill and with some of...
The point I was about to make was that the Minister proposes to appoint chief executive officers on the regional boards and I am pinpointing that we will have civil servants making decisions that loca...
The Minister will have the power to appoint chief executive officers and other assistants to the regional boards and the point I am making is that public representatives are in a much better position ...
Deputy Carter must have been speaking for himself when the Minister was absent.
Those who did not object to it should stand up to be counted.
It is a pretty lengthy debate. Before the Dáil meets at 10.30 a.m. tomorrow I will check to see what the Minister said and it will make interesting reading.
The general tone of the Fianna Fáil speeches at that time was that they were full of criticism. Debate adjourned.