O'Hanlon, Rory

Thursday, 20 October 2005

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 608 No. 66

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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.More Button

Having considered the matters raised, they are not in order under Standing Order 31.More Button

Order of Business.

There are no proposals to put to the House.More Button

The matter does not arise on the Order of Business.More Button

The matter does not arise on the Order of Business. The Deputy should raise it with the Minister for Health and Children directly.More Button

Do you have a question on the legislation?More Button

Deputy Rabbitte——More Button

——about what legislation are you speaking?More Button

Deputy Rabbitte——More Button

——it does not arise on the Order of Business. I suggest you submit a question to the Minister. I call Deputy Sargent.More Button

Deputy, that is quite in order if you submit a question to the Minister for Finance.More Button

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

It does not arise on the Order of Business. The Chair has ruled on the matter and the Deputy knows it does not arise. I call Deputy Sargent.More Button

No, Deputy. Leaders’ questions was put in place.More Button

Leaders’ questions was put in place to facilitate——More Button

——leaders.More Button

There are leaders’ questions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays——More Button

——and if the Deputy is not happy with Standing Orders, I suggest he arranges to have them changed. I call Deputy Sargent.More Button

It is a simple, reasonable question but, unfortunately, it is out of order on the Order of Business.More Button

Has the Deputy a question on legislation?More Button

The Deputy cannot debate the legislation.More Button

The Deputy should come to the legislation or I will call Deputy Bruton.More Button

On the legislation.More Button

I call the Minister on the health Bill.More Button

We cannot debate the content of what might be in the Bill.More Button

Has the Deputy a question on legislation?More Button

Has the Deputy a question on legislation?More Button

Is legislation promised?More Button

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

Deputy, it does not arise on the Order of Business. Does the Deputy want me to read Standing Order 26?More Button

It does not arise on the Order of Business. I ask the Deputy to resume his seat. He is being disorderly.More Button

The Chair has ruled on the matter. I call the Minister on the first question on legislation.More Button

I call Deputy Durkan.More Button

Deputy Durkan has been called.More Button

I call the Minister on the postal services Bill.More Button

Is legislation promised?More Button

On the first issue, there are other ways the Deputy can raise it.More Button

The Adjournment.More Button

The Deputies have made their point.More Button

The Deputy is out of order. In view of the Minister’s contribution, the Chair did not have much choice but to allow the Deputy make her point. Now that she has made her point, let us come back to the ...More Button

The Deputy should resume her seat. We cannot debate the issue now. I call Deputy Ring.More Button

There are other ways for the Deputy to raise the matter in the House.More Button

The Deputy can.More Button

The Chair has ruled on the matter. I ask the Deputy to resume her seat.More Button

The Deputy should resume her seat or she must leave the House. I call Deputy Ring.More Button

Deputies may only ask about promised legislation, not whether it is contemplated. Otherwise we would be here all day. Every Member on both sides of the House would want to know.More Button

Questions may relate to the taking of business which has been promised, including promised legislation, either within or outside the Dáil.More Button

On the Order of Business Deputies may not ask whether the Government is contemplating legislation. Otherwise, every Member in the House would wish to ask a question. The Standing Order is quite specif...More Button

Is legislation promised?More Button

I can well understand why Deputy Broughan thinks this is an omnibus question time on the Order of Business. I call Deputy Ring.More Button

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

I suggest the Deputy should resubmit it for the Adjournment.More Button

The Order of Business is not the time to raise this. The Chair has pointed out to the Deputy how he can raise the matter. I call Deputy Broughan.More Button

The Deputy is in the House long enough to know how to deal with it. I call Deputy Broughan.More Button

The Deputy should apply again. He should do as some of his colleagues have done and submit it more than once.More Button

What legislation is the Deputy asking about?More Button

Electoral Registration Commissioner Bill 2005: First Stage.

Is the Bill opposed?More Button

As this is a Private Members’ Bill, Second Stage must, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members’ time.More Button

Social Welfare Consolidation Bill 2005: Second Stage (Resumed).

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

The Deputy has 16 minutes in total.More Button

The Deputy’s time is concluded.More Button

The Deputy has made his point. I call Deputy O’Connor.More Button

Priority Questions - Garda Investigations.

It is not appropriate to quote during Question Time.More Button

It is not appropriate to quote from it.More Button

I call Question No. 3.More Button

We have a serious logistical problem.More Button

I appreciate that. When I called the Minister to respond to the supplementary, the Deputy had used four minutes. The six minutes allotted for the question had concluded. To be fair, I used my discreti...More Button

Maybe so, but I call Question No. 3 at this stage.More Button

No. It is 3.50 p.m. At this stage we should be on the fourth question but we have not yet begun the third.More Button

That question went for nine minutes.More Button

I am sorry. I call Question No. 3.More Button

Priority Questions - International Agreements.

A question, please.More Button

The Deputy should ask a question, please.More Button

Deputies cannot give the Minister examples of anything. Also, the Deputy is reading a script, which is totally inappropriate during Question Time.More Button

It is not appropriate to ask to ask the Minister if he is aware of something and then make a speech. That is not in order.More Button

The Minister has just over one minute to respond.More Button

Deputy, it is inappropriate to read a speech into the record at Question Time.More Button

We have used almost six minutes on this question. I call the Minister.More Button

I ask Deputy Cuffe to allow the Minister to reply.More Button

The question is concluded. I call Question No. 4More Button

We have used six and a half minutes on this question. I call the Minister on Question No. 4.More Button


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