Pattison, Séamus

Thursday, 2 March 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 515 No. 5

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Order of Business.

Is the proposal for dealing with No. 4 agreed? Agreed.More Button

Order, please.More Button

We cannot have a debate on the matter.More Button

The Deputy should be brief.More Button

Order, please. I call Deputy Quinn.More Button

These issues can be pursued in other ways.More Button

Does the Taoiseach wish to make a final comment?More Button

The matter was raised yesterday, but does the Taoiseach wish to make a brief comment?More Button

The matter is not appropriate to the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy should pursue the matter in another way. Deputy Sargent.More Button

I have called Deputy Sargent.More Button

The Deputy should pursue the matter in another way, it is not appropriate on the Order of Business. I have called Deputy Sargent. Will Deputy Allen please resume his seat. (Interruptions).More Button

The Taoiseach on legislation.More Button

Deputy Yates. We cannot debate this matter further. We must move on.More Button

We cannot discuss matters raised at the committee meeting until we get a report.More Button

The Deputy must ask a question about promised legislation.More Button

Does the Deputy's question relate to legislation?More Button

The Deputy may only ask about promised legislation.More Button

My office does not have control over the transfer of questions.More Button

Deputy John Bruton on legislation.More Button

The Deputy may pursue the matter in another way.More Button

On legislation, Deputy Bruton.More Button

I have asked Deputy Bruton to—More Button

If the Deputy resumes his seat—More Button

If the House wishes to pursue this matter it should be done by way of motion.More Button

I allowed a great deal of time on this question earlier. We are dealing now with the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy should pursue the matter by way of motion.More Button

We are on the Order of Business and cannot pursue this matter any further. The Deputy has been allowed to state his case. The Deputy should resume his seat on this issue. Deputy Joe Higgins.More Button

I have called Deputy Joe Higgins.More Button

Please ask a question. The Deputy should not make comments.More Button

The Deputy is being disorderly.More Button

That question is not in order. I have ruled that that question is not in order. The Deputy should find another way to pursue that matter. The Taoiseach on legislation.More Button

That question is not appropriate to the Order of Business. The Deputy may pursue that by way of parliamentary question.More Button

Deputy Eamon Gilmore.More Button

We cannot debate the issue now. Deputy Austin Currie.More Button

That matter is not one for the Order of Business. The Deputy may pursue the matter in another way. (Interruptions).More Button

Will the Deputy resume his seat? More Button

The Deputy is giving a bad example. I call Deputy Michael Higgins.More Button

I ask Members to allow Deputy Michael Higgins to speak.More Button

Questions on conversations are not permissible on the Order of Business.More Button

Has this something to do with promised legislation? The Deputy will have to find another way to raise that matter.More Button

That is not in order on the Order of Business. The Deputy should resume his seat. He is being disorderly. I call Deputy Jim Higgins.More Button

Statements are not in order on the Order of Business. I ask the Deputy to put a question to the Taoiseach.More Button

The Deputy is making a statement. He should ask a question.More Button

National Minimum Wage Bill, 2000: Second Stage (Resumed).

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Will the Deputies who are claiming a division please rise in their places? Deputies Higgins (Dublin West) and Sargent rose.More Button

As fewer than ten Members have risen in their places, I declare the question carried. The names of the Deputies who claimed the division will be recorded in the Journal of the Proceedings of the Dáil....More Button

Ceisteanna–Questions. Priority Questions. - Legislative Changes.

The time is running out for this question.More Button

I am just warning the Deputy that the time—More Button

There is a time limit on the Minister for priority questions.More Button

The Deputy must realise that the rules which—More Button

The Deputy should consult his representative on the rules committee. The Chair has no option but to implement the rules, and the rules are quite clear.More Button

The Chair has no option but to operate the rules.More Button

I want to make it clear that there will not be time for the Minister to reply.More Button

No. The time on this question—More Button

The Chair obeys the rules of the House.More Button

We must have order.More Button

We must have order, please.More Button

Let us have order. I will allow the Deputy finish his question but he must be very brief.More Button

The Minister must be very brief.More Button

Please allow the Minister to conclude.More Button

We must move on to Question No. 3.More Button

I call on the Minister to answer Question No. 3.More Button

Other Questions. - Consultancy Contracts.

I must draw to the attention of the House, before proceeding to ordinary questions, that the House, without opposition, has adopted rules governing the timing of these questions. The Minister's initia...More Button

We must now proceed to Question No. 6.More Button

We must proceed to Question No. 6.More Button

No, the Chair has no option. We have exceeded the six minute time limit.More Button

I have called Question No. 6. We must have order in the House and comply with the order of the Dáil which lays down these time limits.More Button

Other Questions. - Arts Funding.

Deputy Brian O'Shea.More Button

The Minister has exceeded her time. Deputy Brian O'Shea.More Button

The Minister's time is up.More Button

We must move on to the next question.More Button

Other Questions. - Bord na Gaeilge.

Tá an t-am thart.More Button

Ceist a naoí.More Button

Other Questions. - Bird Population Decline.

The Minister's time is up.More Button

Other Questions. - Údarás na Gaeltachta.

Tá an t-am thart.More Button

Ceist a haondéag.More Button

Other Questions. - Seal Population.

That concludes Question Time for today. Written Answers follow Adjournment Debate.More Button

Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Deenihan – the urgent need for...More Button


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