Harney, Mary

Tuesday, 7 March 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 515 No. 6

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Written Answers. - Electricity Charges.

Was asked: if the matter of a limited liability company involved in property management putting a levy on electricity charges to its tenants will be investigated under the Competitions Acts, 1991 and 1996. More Button

There is no price control in operation in respect of electricity or other prices since the abandonment of this policy over a decade ago. The Competition (Amendment) Act, 1996, which amended the Compet...More Button

Written Answers. - Research Fund.

Was asked: the plans, if any, she has to administer the £560 million Foresight fund; her views on suggestions that a newly established research foundation may set up its own institutions without first assessing...More Button

Was asked: if she will ensure that the composition of the research foundation to be established to administer the £560 million Foresight fund will have a broad geographical base; and if she will make a statemen...More Button

Written Answers. - Company Statistics.

Was asked: the number of companies which ceased trading in each of the years from 1997 to 1999; the number of these companies classed in each year as small, medium or large; the number of employees affected in ...More Button

The annual employment survey undertaken by Forfás indicates that among clients assisted by the development agencies for which I am responsible, Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland and Shannon Development...More Button

Written Answers. - Latvian Immigrants.

Was asked: the other checks, if any, made by her Department, apart from adverts placed in local newspapers, to establish if there was a genuine attempt made to fill jobs locally by a company (details supplied) ...More Button

In this case the employer concerned submitted evidence of advertising in local papers in support of applications to employ non-European economic area nationals. This was accepted by my Department at f...More Button


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