Brennan, Joseph

Tuesday, 14 March 1978

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 304 No. 9

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Government Information Services.

Question No. 2.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Statistics.

I am calling on Deputy Cluskey to ask a supplementary question.More Button

I am calling Deputy Cluskey.More Button

Would Deputy Kelly please resume his seat?More Button

If Deputy Kelly continues to ignore the Chair I will have to take action. I have called Deputy Cluskey.More Button

I am calling Deputy Cluskey.More Button

I will not allow any more supplementary questions.More Button

Deputy Mitchell, please sit down.More Button

Will the Deputy resume his seat?More Button

The Deputy is asking no question against the advice of the Chair. I am calling the next question.More Button

I will ask the Deputy to leave the House if he refuses to resume his seat.More Button

I am asking the Deputy to resume his seat. I am calling Question No. 4.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Level of Emigration.

That is a separate question. The Minister may not have the information.More Button

We will have no further argument.More Button

The question on the Order Paper does not have anything to do with the census.More Button

We are ten minutes on that question. I am calling the next question.More Button

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.More Button

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...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Employment of Women.

That is a separate question.More Button

Anything could arise out of it but it must be relative to the question and answer.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Industrial Development Group.

Next question.More Button

You need not be permitted any. It is a matter for the Chair.More Button

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.More Button

I will ask the Deputy to leave the House.More Button

I will ask the Deputy to leave the House or withdraw the remark.More Button

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.More Button

The Chair in this case is allowing too many.More Button

We are answering an average of 20 questions in an hour.More Button

Is the Deputy asserting that a Deputy must be allowed supplementary questions?More Button

Next question.More Button

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.More Button

We will not have an argument across the floor of the House. This seems to be persisting.More Button

That is a separate question. I am calling Question No. 21.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Retirement of Public Servants.

The Deputy may not quote at Question Time.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Civil Service Reform.

The Deputy asked that question.More Button

Order.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Public Servants' Pensions.

We cannot have argument.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Old Age Pensioners.

We must not have argument now. We are making some progress.More Button

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...More Button

Business of Dáil.

I am calling a Private Notice Question.More Button

Private Notice Question: - Aer Lingus Dispute.

Is the Private Notice Question withdrawn?More Button

We cannot discuss that now.More Button

We cannot have a discussion on it now.More Button

I have communicated with the Deputy and this is not a matter which can be discussed now.More Button

I shall communicate with the Deputy during the afternoon.More Button

Order of Business.

This is not a relevant question now and I am calling No. 4.More Button

I shall communicate with Deputy Harte in regard to the second matter which he raised.More Button

Road Transport Bill, 1978 : Second Stage.

When is it proposed to take next Stage?More Button

Private Members' Business: Employment Plan: Motion.

The Deputy should not refer to commercial firms.More Button

Order.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Order, please. The Deputy has only 40 minutes and 20 have already passed.More Button

I do not think his political affiliations arise.More Button

They may be important but they should not be canvassed in the House.More Button


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