Harney, Mary

Thursday, 17 October 2002

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 555 No. 4

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Written Answers. - Insurance Policy.

Was asked: her proposals to tackle the spiralling cost of insurance for small businesses; the progress she has made in implementing the recommendations of the report of the Motor Insurance Advisory Board; if she...More Button

Insurance reform is a clear priority for the Government and for myself personally. A comprehensive set of measures is contained in the Agreed Programme for Government, the underlying purpose of which ...More Button

Written Answers. - Job Creation.

Was asked: if, in view of the fact that of the 36,672 new jobs created in 2000 and 2001, only 7,299 or 19.9% were in the Border, midland and western region, she has satisfied herself that the commitments to job ...More Button

Under the national development plan IDA Ireland is fully committed to achieving a target of 50% of all new jobs from greenfield projects over the 2000-06 period, to be located in the Objective One reg...More Button

Written Answers. - Redundancy Levels.

Was asked: the level of notified redundancies in each month for 2000, 2001 and 2002; the date on which these figures are published each month; and the website on which they are posted.More Button

The redundancies notified to my Department for each month of 2000, 2001 and 2002 to end September were as follows:More Button

Written Answers. - Appropriations-in-Aid.

Was asked: the details of the appropriations-in-aid raised by her Department in 2000 and 2001; her estimate for the outturn for 2002; and the percentage yearly increase in each subhead.More Button

I have provided the information requested in the following table:More Button

Was asked: the revenue from charges related to public services which her Department approves to be raised by agencies under her aegis, which are not included in appropriations-in-aid for 2000, 2001 and 2002.More Button

The agencies under the aegis of my Department are statutorily independent in the exercise of their day to day functions. With the exception of charges applied by the Legal Metrology Service, which are...More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Was asked: the total estimated cost of changes, including the dis-use of old stationery, the purchase of new letterheads, stationery, changes to websites and so on and all other costs incurred as a result of the...More Button

There was no change in the name or responsibilities of my Department since the recent general election. More Button

Written Answers. - Company Legislation.

Was asked: the steps which have been taken to prevent a repeat of the losses to policyholders following the collapse of a company (details supplied) in 2001; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The company in question is a UK authorised insurer currently in provisional liquidation. The failure of this company raises the wider issue of the treatment of EU policy holders in general in the even...More Button

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