Briscoe, Ben

Tuesday, 24 July 1973

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 267 No. 10

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Private Notice Questions. - Dumping of Waste Materials.

asked the Minister for Local Government if he will make a statement with regard to the proposed dumping of deleterious matter 200 miles off the Irish coast by a Danish pharmaceutical firm; and if he i...More Button

May I ask the Minister for a statement from his knowledge of the situation?More Button

Is the Minister aware of section 11 (29) (b) of the Report of the Community Environmental Programme which refers to marine pollution and of the fact that the InterGovernmental Maritime Consultative Or...More Button

Order of Business.

I hope the Deputy will get more information.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Oireachtas (Allowances to Members) and Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices (Amendment) Bill, 1973: Money Resolution.

May I ask the Minister a question? I am going to ask it very calmly and I hope the Minister will listen to me very calmly. Do I understand the Minister to say that the £15,000 Opposition allowance, ...More Button

The Minister must be aware that we do not know anything about this research. We do not know how many people will be involved in it. We do not know what plans the Minister has. This is the first we ...More Button

Is the Minister saying that secretarial expenses were not paid out of the allowance?More Button

Where are they?More Button

It was with the Labour Party and he bought them off for £10,000.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Adjournment Debate: Dumping of Waste Materials.

There is one point that I should like to take up. I have only five minutes in which to do it. In his reply today the Minister said: ... the dumping will not — I repeat “not”— adversely affect Irish f...More Button

A six month programme of dumping, which would indicate that there could be unlimited dumping in that period. The draft plan on pollution is an excellent document. I am sure it has been studied. I can...More Button

Will we have an observer there?More Button

It has been said that this is the beginning of a six-months dumping programme. We do not want to be alarmist about this.More Button


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