Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Government Information Services.
Question No. 2.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Statistics.
I am calling on Deputy Cluskey to ask a supplementary question.
I am calling Deputy Cluskey.
Would Deputy Kelly please resume his seat?
If Deputy Kelly continues to ignore the Chair I will have to take action. I have called Deputy Cluskey.
I am calling Deputy Cluskey.
I will not allow any more supplementary questions.
Deputy Mitchell, please sit down.
Will the Deputy resume his seat?
The Deputy is asking no question against the advice of the Chair. I am calling the next question.
I will ask the Deputy to leave the House if he refuses to resume his seat.
I am asking the Deputy to resume his seat. I am calling Question No. 4.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Level of Emigration.
That is a separate question. The Minister may not have the information.
We will have no further argument.
The question on the Order Paper does not have anything to do with the census.
We are ten minutes on that question. I am calling the next question.
No. We will not have any further discussion. We are going on to the next question. Questions Nos. 8, 9, 10 and 11 will be taken together.
Since the Deputy has given me the opportunity, I should like to say that I went to the trouble of looking up the records on this and while the Deputy was on his feet he asked five supplementary questi...
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Employment of Women.
That is a separate question.
Anything could arise out of it but it must be relative to the question and answer.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Industrial Development Group.
You need not be permitted any. It is a matter for the Chair.
Please do not address the Chair in that manner. The Chair is the sole judge of whether supplementary questions will be asked and the Deputy will withdraw that remark.
I will ask the Deputy to leave the House.
I will ask the Deputy to leave the House or withdraw the remark.
There is no Member of the House who is better aware than Deputy Kelly of Standing Orders and there is no obligation on the Chair to allow supplementary questions. It is a matter of his judgment.
The Chair in this case is allowing too many.
We are answering an average of 20 questions in an hour.
Is the Deputy asserting that a Deputy must be allowed supplementary questions?
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ministers of State.
It is not usual to ask questions about a tabular statement which the Deputy will have an opportunity of seeing.
We will not have an argument across the floor of the House. This seems to be persisting.
That is a separate question. I am calling Question No. 21.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Retirement of Public Servants.
The Deputy may not quote at Question Time.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Civil Service Reform.
The Deputy asked that question.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Public Servants' Pensions.
We cannot have argument.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Old Age Pensioners.
We must not have argument now. We are making some progress.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - State Borrowing.
The remaining questions will appear on tomorrow's Order Paper. I should like to tell Deputies that after Question Time tomorrow any questions remaining on the Order Paper will be answered by written...
Business of Dáil.
I am calling a Private Notice Question.
Private Notice Question: - Aer Lingus Dispute.
Is the Private Notice Question withdrawn?
We cannot discuss that now.
We cannot have a discussion on it now.
I have communicated with the Deputy and this is not a matter which can be discussed now.
I shall communicate with the Deputy during the afternoon.
Order of Business.
This is not a relevant question now and I am calling No. 4.
I shall communicate with Deputy Harte in regard to the second matter which he raised.
Road Transport Bill, 1978 : Second Stage.
When is it proposed to take next Stage?
Private Members' Business: Employment Plan: Motion.
The Deputy should not refer to commercial firms.
Order, please. The Deputy has only 40 minutes and 20 have already passed.
I do not think his political affiliations arise.
They may be important but they should not be canvassed in the House.