Andrews, David

Tuesday, 7 November 1972

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 263 No. 5

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - EEC Workers' Conditions.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate in the Official Report a statement showing data on rates of earnings, hours worked and holidays for industrial workers in this country,...More Button

There are statistics in relation to the agricultural sector, but they are not available.More Button

I have statistical information in the reply. I concede that it is a matter of my opinion.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Farm Accidents.

There is no system in operation for recording farm accidents and, therefore, the information requested by the Deputy is not available. The only data available relate to deaths from fatal accidents as ...More Button

I have not got that information, but I shall make every effort to make it available to the Deputy.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ballyfermot (Dublin) Population.

Within Dublin, population figures are available for each ward defined under the County Borough of Dublin (Wards) Regulations, 1970. The combined populations of the eight wards Ballyfermot A to Ballyf...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ballyfermot (Dublin) Unemployment.

Statistics of persons on the live register are compiled in respect of the areas covered by each local employment office. Separate figures for Ballyfermot are therefore not available.More Button

Adjournment Debate: Gun Licence Issues.

At the outset I apologise to the Deputy for the absence of the Minister for Justice who is attending an official function this evening. The Minister has asked me to give the Deputy an assurance that ...More Button

I assure the Deputy that inquiries were made in the short time available to the Minister. It has been possible to identify one particular incident which might have given rise to the information given...More Button

I am coming to the position which the Deputy suggests exists. The Deputy says he has no wish to make political capital out of the situation. I would like to believe that. I am not condoning in any w...More Button

I would like to make it clear that the arrangement applies to persons other than those the Deputy has mentioned—tourists and so on.More Button

The position between 1925 and 1965 was that one had to apply directly to the Department of Justice for a firearm certificate, that was people coming into the country carrying firearms. Since 1965 an ...More Button

No later than a fortnight or three weeks' ago I was in Belfast. I know exactly the situation, so the Deputy need not give me a lecture on it. Because the Deputy comes from the Border, or anybody els...More Button

I am not suggesting the Deputy is talking, as he describes it, a lot of bull. I am pointing out that these officials on the Border, to whom the Deputy might give some credit, are implementing these a...More Button

I am trying to explain to the Deputy that it is an arrangement arrived at after the 1965 Act, at the request of a public body and as a result of direct representations.More Button

I am telling the Deputy the situation as it exists.More Button

The Deputy should not become hysterical.More Button

I have already given Deputy Harte an assurance that the Minister is keeping in close touch with the situation.More Button

It says exactly what it says. The Deputy is well known for the tortuousness of his mind.More Button

The Deputy can take it that the Minister is keeping in close touch with the situation, and that, if necessary, something will be done about it in the not-too-distant future. However, the Deputy shoul...More Button


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