O'Hanlon, Rory

Tuesday, 2 December 2003

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 576 No. 1

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Ceisteanna – Questions. - Social Partnership.

A question please, Deputy.More Button

The Deputy should read the record when it appears.More Button

A question, please, Deputy.More Button

The Deputy has made his point.More Button

What is the Deputy's question?More Button

Sorry, Deputy, it is not appropriate to make a statement. I advise the Deputy to confine himself to questions. There are a number of Deputies offering and I would like to facilitate them all.More Button

The Deputy will have an opportunity later in the week to address them.More Button

Deputy Higgins had his opportunity.More Button

I ask the Deputy to allow the Taoiseach to reply without interruption. His colleague is offering and I would hope to reach him.More Button

That matter is the subject of Priority Question No. 59 to the Minister for Social and Family Affairs and I ask the Deputy not to anticipate the question, in fairness to the Deputy who submitted it.More Button

Four more Deputies wish to ask questions. I will take one from each and a final reply from the Taoiseach.More Button

Priority Questions. - Social Welfare Benefits.

The Deputy must put his question.More Button

No. It is a question of time. Deputy Harkin has submitted a question and the Minister is taking the two questions together.More Button

Other Questions. - Social Welfare Benefits.

The Deputy must ask a question.More Button

The Chair has no control in that matter.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 O'Dowd – to ask the Minister f...More Button

Leaders' Questions.

Allow Deputy Kenny to conclude without interruption.More Button

It is Deputy Kenny's question. Deputy Allen should not undermine his leader by asking questions.More Button

Allow the Taoiseach to conclude.More Button

I would ask Deputy Joe Higgins to resume his seat.More Button

There will be an opportunity later this evening to raise this matter further.More Button

Deputy Joe Higgins is out of order.More Button

I would ask Deputy Joe Higgins to resume his seat, please.More Button

I will ask the Taoiseach to conclude.More Button

Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31. I will call the Deputies in the order in which they submitted notices to my office.More Button

Having considered the matters fully, I do not consider them to be contemplated by Standing Order 31 and therefore I cannot grant leave to move the motions.More Button

Order of Business.

There are three proposals to put to the House. Is the proposal for the late sitting agreed? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Nos. 10 and 11 without debate agreed?More Button

That does not arise at this stage, Deputy, on either of these two issues.More Button

It does not arise. We are discussing the proposal for dealing with Nos. 10 and 11.More Button

It does not arise. Question, “That the proposal for dealing with Nos. 10 and 11 be agreed to,” put and declared carried.More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with Private Members' business tomorrow agreed? Agreed.More Button

As time has not been promised the Deputy must find another way to raise the issue.More Button

The Deputy must ask a question appropriate to the Order of Business.More Button

Sorry, Deputy, we will have to move on to Deputy Bernard Allen.More Button

The Deputy must ask a question appropriate to the Order of Business and not make a statement about something that happened a month ago.More Button

What is the position on the Independent Monitoring Commission Bill?More Button

The Deputy should ask a question. There cannot be a separate rule allowing the Deputy to make a statement or preamble on the question.More Button

That is a matter for the committee.More Button

It is a matter for the committee how it conducts its business.More Button

That does not arise on the Order of Business.More Button

This House cannot interfere with how committees organise their business.More Button

It is a matter for the committee, not for this House.More Button

Has the Deputy a question appropriate to the Order of Business?More Button

It is not appropriate to make a speech at this stage by the anti-racism protocol.More Button

Is there legislation?More Button

It is not appropriate to discuss the content of the Bill.More Button

Sorry, Deputy, that is a question for another member of Government.More Button

The report is presented to the Ceann Comhairle.More Button

Yes, it is the first week in January.More Button

Aer Lingus Bill 2003: Second Stage (Resumed).

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Private Members' Business. - Community Employment Schemes: Motion.

The Deputy must withdraw the word “lies”.More Button

Please do not interrupt the Minister of State. He is entitled to the same courtesy that the Deputies had.More Button

Please allow the Minister of State to speak without interruption. Six Members were allowed make a contribution without interruption and the Minister of State is entitled to respond.More Button

Allow the Minister of State speak.More Button

Please allow the Minister of State to speak without interruption.More Button

The Chair insists that the Minister of State is allowed make his contribution without interruption. If Deputies accept that this is a serious debate which it is—More Button

Each side of the debate is entitled to make its contribution in such a way that it will not be interrupted and will not be frustrated in doing so. If it is necessary to ask somebody to leave the House...More Button

Please allow the Minister of State to speak without interruption.More Button

Deputy Stagg, the Chair insists on order for the Minister of State.More Button

I ask Deputy Michael D. Higgins to allow the Minister of State to continue without interruption. The Deputy will get his opportunity to contribute to the debate.More Button

The Deputy is out of order, the Minister of State is in possession.More Button

The Deputy is out of order.More Button

Deputy Quinn must allow the Minister of State to speak, he will get an opportunity to contribute.More Button

Will the Minister of State give way?More Button

The Minister of State is continuing and it is his right not to give way if he so wishes. The Deputy will get an opportunity to contribute to the debate.More Button

I will have to ask Deputy Stagg to leave the House if he continues to interrupt.More Button

That is not sufficient reason not to allow the Minister of State to make his contribution.More Button

If Deputy Burton wants to leave the House, she should continue the way she is going.More Button

Does the Minister of State want to give way to Deputy Quinn?More Button

The Minister of State wishes to continue. Deputy Quinn cannot continue to interrupt.More Button


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