Tully, James

Wednesday, 5 July 1972

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 262 No. 5

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Order of Business.

I understand it is suggested that we take the Finance Bill at 4 o'clock but the Northern Committee are sitting at 4.30 pm. until 6 p.m. This is the committee dealing with Northern affairs and the Cons...More Button

It is now considered an offence to be a member of a committee.More Button

If we are not going to get it changed and if the Government want to proceed with the Finance Bill they can do so. I am sure Deputy O'Donovan will sit in for me. I know Deputy FitzGerald is in a diff...More Button

Committee on Finance. - An Bille um an gCeathrú Leasú ar an mBunreacht, 1972: An Dara Céim. Fourth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1972: Second Stage.

They do not have to have legislation for it anyway.More Button

They could do it just by order.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Benefit Claimant.

asked the Minister for Social Welfare why a CIE school bus driver (name supplied) in County Monaghan was refused unemployment benefit for periods at Christmas, 1971, and Easter, 1972, during which he ...More Button

Can the Parliamentary Secretary say whether it was considered that this man was in insurable employment with CIE?More Button

Was it decided by the Department that this man was in insurable employment? It must have been, because he had stamped an insurance card. When he became unemployed he was not an insured worker accord...More Button

Can the Parliamentary Secretary say on what grounds his appeal was turned down? Surely the deciding officer was carrying out the instructions of the Department. On what grounds was this man's claim ...More Button

When he was employed by CIE and stamping a card what was he?More Button

And, therefore, paying for benefits which, when he was unemployed, the Department refused to give him.More Button

How could he be employed by CIE and stamping an insurance card if he was fully employed previously? Surely there is something wrong with the ruling and something wrong with the whole scheme? Would t...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Recruitment of Ushers.

Would the Minister ensure when the interview takes place this time that some member of the interview board will not decide to veto certain candidates because he personally thinks they are unfit for on...More Button

Then the Minister is not aware of what happened at previous interviews.More Button

The results were very unsatisfactory.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Clonmacnoise Monument.

Somebody will.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Pig Feed Prices.

Is the Parliamentary Secretary saying that he agrees there is no future in pig fattening on a large scale in this country?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Blackwater Fishery.

Would the Parliamentary Secretary agree that the people of Dublin North Central may be worried but it is the Deputies in Meath and the Meath County Council who know a great deal more about what is goi...More Button

Would the Parliamentary Secretary say if the Kilbride Anglers' Club is made up mainly of civil servants?More Button

Is there not also a board of conservators and a planning authority to deal with these matters?More Button

Committee on Finance. - Finance Bill, 1972: Committee Stage.

Is there any particular reason why the amendment cannot be accepted or why the Minister cannot undertake to introduce an amendment which would achieve the same results? What Deputy FitzGerald says see...More Button

Is the Minister trying to prevent somebody from getting too much? If that is not discrimination I do not know what is.More Button

It depends on whether you are an optimist or a pessimist.More Button

Why should she be at a disadvantage in any case?More Button

Accident or no accident.More Button

It does appear that the issue is not a matter of principle but simply whether or not the words mean what the Minister claims they mean and what Deputy FitzGerald claims they do not mean. It is a ques...More Button

If the Minister wants to achieve something, it is the Minister's job to ensure that it is achieved. Deputy FitzGerald pointed out, and rightly so, that he thought this was wrong and should be correcte...More Button

“Entered upon”.More Button

Would that not be a very unlikely eventuality?More Button

I do not know whether or not I am becoming a little bit puzzled about all this, but normally an intricate Bill like this will have certain amendments proposed to it; these are debated and either accep...More Button

They are there and we either accept them or we do not. If we are not prepared to accept them, then we should put down an amendment designed to do something else. Fine Gael will deal with this in thei...More Button

I do not agree with Deputy J. Lenehan on a number of things but he did refer to the fact that one has heard again and again and again the same point raised by the one Deputy and it does sound a little...More Button

If Deputy Bruton is referring to me, I was here in this House long before he ever came in here and I spend more time in this House than any Deputy in Fine Gael or any other party.More Button

Would it be possible to introduce such an amendment now? I assume it could be introduced in the Seanad and come back to the Dáil.More Button

I do not think so. It would be a new matter.More Button

No.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Vote 26: Local Government (Resumed).

That is what is known as gazumping.More Button

What type of work could an unskilled man do?More Button

Therefore, the Deputy is semi-skilled.More Button

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