Howlin, Brendan

Wednesday, 19 February 1992

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 415 No. 9

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Order of Business.

May I ask the Taoiseach, in relation to promised legislation, when the Bill to restructure the sub-county tier of local government will be brought before the House and if, in the light of the comments...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Higher Education Grants.

Asked the minister: if he will outline (a) when the review committee on income level for higher education grants will be set up, (b) the terms of reference of the committee and (c) the date by which it is to produce its ...More Button

I was referring to the proposal to review the grant system applying to third level education. The Minister in his comments last night referred to this. In view of the statements by the Minister to th...More Button

What specific guidelines or instructions did the Minister give to the review committee to address the problem he outlined to the House last night, that of the freezing out a section of the community, ...More Button

In the light of what the Minister said, and his comments last night that the recent decisions were forced on the Government by limited funds, if the Minister finds a group of people is being excluded ...More Button

Written Answers. - ESF Grants.

Asked the minister: the number of students in regional technical colleges and Dublin Institute of Technology Colleges who currently receive ESF grants; if he will outline the saving to the Exchequer which will result fro...More Button

Written Answers. - Third Level Education Participation.

Asked the minister: the plans he has, if any, to improve the participation rate in third-level education from counties such as Wexford, which was identified by the Clancy Report as having a rate of participation below th...More Button

Written Answers. - Court of Civil Appeal.

Asked the minister: if he will outline the progress made to date towards the establishment of the Court of Civil Appeal; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Supreme Court Judges.

Asked the minister: if he will outline, in respect of each judge of the Supreme Court for each year since 1988 (1) whether the judge was a member of any other court, tribunal or public body and (2) if so, if he will give...More Button

Written Answers. - Constitutional Findings.

Asked the minister: if, in relation to each statute which the Supreme Court found unconstitutional in whole or in part since 1988, he will outline the action taken by the Government subsequent to such findings.More Button

Asked the minister: if he will outline for each year since 1988 (a) the statutes found unconstitutional in whole or in part in the Supreme Court and the title of the cases concerned, and (b) the statutes found not to be ...More Button

Written Answers. - Supreme Court Facilities.

Asked the minister: if he will give details of the extent of the existing research and support facilities available to members of the Supreme Court; his views on whether these support and research facilities are adequate...More Button

Written Answers. - National School Infant Departments.

Asked the minister: if he has any plans to improve the resources and staffing ratios available in infant departments in national schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button


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