Durkan, Bernard

Wednesday, 3 December 2003

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 576 No. 2

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Leaders' Questions.

The Minister should be a man. (Interruptions).More Button

Private Members' Business. - Community Employment Schemes: Motion (Resumed).

He is leading a protest march against the Government.More Button

This is not Mickey Mouse.More Button

Financial Resolutions 2003. - Budget Statement 2003.

He should look out. The people are marching on Government Buildings.More Button

The aerial section should be Deputy McDowell's area.More Button

What about more jobs in the Garda?More Button

We need more gardaí.More Button

That is the Government's record.More Button

Let the Minister answer that.More Button

Shame.More Button

Financial Resolutions 2003. - Financial Resolution No. 2: Value-Added Tax.

Dissociation is common over there. The Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Deputy Fahey, is leading a protest march in Merrion Street.More Button

The Deputy provokes interruption.More Button

There are only 39 signatories left.More Button

Financial Resolutions Nos. 3 and 4. Financial Resolution No. 3: Mineral Oils. - Financial Resolution No. 4: Tobacco Products.

It is not true.More Button

I will offer as well.More Button

I am to speak before Deputy O'Dea.More Button

On a point of order, I have already asked the Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach whether it would be possible to extend the time available to accommodate some Members who want to spe...More Button

Financial Resolutions 2003. - Financial Resolutions Nos. 3 and 4 (Resumed).

Like my colleagues, I strongly oppose Financial Resolution No. 3 and give grudging respect to Financial Resolution No. 4. Like others in the House, I am a sinner in that I smoke. It has positive and n...More Button

Written Answers. - Potato Disease.

Asked the minister: the steps which have been taken to prevent the spread of potato ring rot that appears to be evident in the UK; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - World Trade Negotiations.

Asked the minister: the development which has taken place in regard to the WTO; the significance of such developments or preliminary discussions from the Irish and European viewpoint; and if he will make a statement on t...More Button

Written Answers. - Farm Families.

Asked the minister: the extent to which the number of farm families totally dependent on agriculture has increased or decreased in the past five years; the sectors which have shown the greatest change; his plans for the ...More Button

Written Answers. - Animal Carcase Disposal.

Asked the minister: if all carcasses accruing from the beef destruction scheme have been disposed of in accordance with regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Animal Feedstuffs.

Asked the minister: if he has satisfied himself that all bonemeal importation into this country has ceased and that the product is not being used under any circumstances; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Food Labelling.

Asked the minister: if he has satisfied himself that food labelling is adequate to accurately reflect the origins of the produce; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Genetically Modified Organisms.

Asked the minister: his policy in regard to GM food production; the extent to which he has satisfied himself that such GM products are produced separate from conventional production; and if he will make a statement on th...More Button

Written Answers. - Food Industry.

Asked the minister: the extent to which the food industry here is keeping pace with international developments in the area of pre-cooked frozen and oven ready products; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Food Labelling.

Asked the minister: if he has satisfied himself that no re-labelling of food or food products can take place which might have the effect of misleading the consumer or might otherwise affect the authenticity of the produc...More Button

Written Answers. - Animal Diseases.

Asked the minister: the degree to which animal disease eradication here compares with other EU states; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Food Imports.

Asked the minister: if all imported beef, lamb, poultry and pig meat products are checked for full compliance with the production, processing and disease control standards applicable here; and if he will make a statement...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent to which imported beef, lamb and pig meat comply with the traceability standards applicable here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Animal Traceability Procedures.

Asked the minister: the degree to which the traceability procedures he has introduced are operating satisfactorily; if drawbacks have been detected; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Export Markets.

Asked the minister: the success he has had in the past 12 months in establishing new export markets for Irish lamb; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: the efforts he has made in the past 12 months to secure new overseas markets for Irish beef; the results of such efforts; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Dairy Industry.

Asked the minister: the countries to which Ireland exports dairy products; the degree to which it is intended to increase and expand such markets; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: his preferred options for the development of the dairy industry in the future; if this is in accord with EU policy; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Budget Submissions.

Asked the minister: when he received pre-budget submissions from a person (details supplied) in Dublin 2; if he will consider this application; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: when he received pre-budget submissions from a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; if he will consider this application; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Electricity Generation.

Asked the minister: the extent to which adequate generating capacity exists to meet requirements for the foreseeable future; if the national grid has sufficient reserves to meet all eventualities, particularly at peak l...More Button


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