Rabbitte, Pat

Wednesday, 15 June 2005

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 604 No. 1

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Leaders’ Questions.

I remind the Tánaiste that in 2002, in respect of measures to combat corruption in police forces, the Government committed to a package of measures at Interpol, including provision for an annual revie...More Button

——including some of my learned friends in the media. He said the Minister had taken it into account. As the leader of the Progressive Democrats, does the Tánaiste stand over this insult to Morris? Thi...More Button

How far standards in the House have fallen when the Tánaiste rows in behind the mantra the Taoiseach trotted out yesterday. None of that has any meaning. She said the Minister is big enough and strong...More Button

Order of Business.

I support the remarks of Deputy Kenny. It is particularly hard on Independent Deputies elected to the House to be reduced for the duration of their stay here to merely reading out a request under Stan...More Button

I do not think there is any prospect of Northern Ireland taking over Cavan-Monaghan. The Ceann Comhairle can relax. Six years ago today, on behalf of the Labour Party, I introduced the Whistleblowers ...More Button

Minister of State, Deputy Parlon, was actively progressing the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Deputy McDowell’s going down.More Button

There is much interest outside the House in this issue. Can I take it from that statement that it is not the intention of the Government to introduce a whistleblowers Bill?More Button

We have never seen any explication of that in the House.More Button

On the Civil Service Regulation (Amendment) Bill yesterday, an amendment to this effect was ruled out by the Minister of State, Deputy Parlon, on the basis that——More Button

——a Bill on whistleblowing was due.More Button

I know you are sorry, a Cheann Comhairle, but let me make this point.More Button

I am not looking for a debate. I am making the point that——More Button

——the Tánaiste, on behalf of the Government, said there is no intention of introducing a whistleblowing Bill.More Button

I will, Sir, but I want to make this point. The Tánaiste, on behalf of the Government, has just said there is no intention of bringing in a whistleblowers Bill. Yesterday, when an amendment was put to...More Button

——the Minister of State, Deputy Parlon, said he was ruling out the amendment because there was a whistleblowers Bill coming.More Button

I will not have an opportunity on it, Sir.More Button

I am trying to clarify the Government’s position and if there is legal advice to the effect that the Tánaiste says there is — I am not disputing her word — the least we are entitled to is to have that...More Button

It was promised yesterday.More Button

Why was it voted down yesterday in the Civil Service Regulation (Amendment) Bill?More Button

This is promised legislation.More Button

This is promised legislation. This is not a sinister question.More Button

What was the Tánaiste’s reply?More Button

Civil Service Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (Amendment) Bill 2005: Report Stage.

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (Amendment) Bill 2005: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Bill 2004: From the Seanad.

Question put: “That Seanad amendment No. 14 be agreed.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Private Members’ Business - Liquor Licensing Laws: Motion (Resumed).

It is an enigma.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Written Answers - Telecommunications Services.

Asked the minister: the current levels of economic activity on the metropolitan area networks, including the levels of income and traffic being generated by e-Net; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: his reaction to the recent report from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment which revealed very low investment in ICT in Irish primary and post-primary schools compared to schools in Nor...More Button

Written Answers - Foreign Military Aircraft.

Asked the minister: when and the person by whom a decision was made to change long-standing criteria whereby permissions for foreign military overflights or landings in the State were conditional on an aircraft being una...More Button

Written Answers - Airport Security.

Asked the minister: the steps which have been taken to try to ensure the security and the safety of the travelling public as well as workers and persons living in the vicinity of Shannon Airport in the event of serious a...More Button


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