Haughey, Charles J.

Tuesday, 6 May 1980

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 320 No. 5

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Status of Women Council Deputation.

I met a delegation from the Council for the Status of Women on 1 April. We discussed a wide range of issues including the level of funds the council would have available to it, the facilities which i...More Button

The representatives of the council were satisfied that my assurances to them were not pious expressions of goodwill.More Button

We discussed a positive legislative programme and the manner in which the council would have an input into such a programme.More Button

The Deputy made a tendentious remark by asking if I only expressed pious aspirations. I assured him that they would satisfy him that what we discussed and the arrangements we made were more than piou...More Button

We discussed legislation in general terms and made a general arrangement whereby the council would be able to have an input into the legislative programme.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - National Awards.

This matter is not at present under consideration.More Button

I would be interested to know if the Fine Gael Party have changed their minds on this matter since it was last mooted. On that occasion they were opposed to any such proposal.More Button

Order of Business.

It is proposed to take business in the following order: Nos. 4, 8 (Resumed), 9, 10 (resumed), 11 and 12 (resumed). Business will be interrupted at 6 p.m. to take item No. 12 and the order will be res...More Button

I am not sure exactly what the constraints on us are, but we will have it before the House as quickly as possible.More Button

As I have already explained to Deputies on the other side of the House, we do not seek the slightest advantage from this revision because we have no need for it.More Button

Written Answers. - Women Employees.

Information of the kind requested by the Deputy is available only from Labour Force Surveys. The following table gives estimates from 1975 and 1977 Labour Force Surveys of the number of women workers...More Button

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