Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín

Wednesday, 28 June 2006

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 622 No. 78

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Ceisteanna — Questions - Social Partnership Agreements.

Asked the minister: if he will report on his role in the talks on the social partnership process; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the minister: the reports published by the National Economic and Social Forum since June 2002; the procedures in his Department for responding to such reports; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Is the Taoiseach making a commitment to accommodate a full debate in this House in the autumn, but with no prospect of it being accommodated in the coming week, prior to the summer recess? I would wel...More Button

That was a question. Can the Taoiseach identify what measures are in the agreement to protect workers’ rights over and above the enforcement of existing labour laws? Does he accept that these laws sho...More Button

Question No. 4 in my name is quite specific in its focus on the NESF report. I ask the Taoiseach if he will comment specifically on the recommendations in that report.More Button

That is not the case.More Button

What about the new partnership agreement and the important factor of low pay?More Button

That is not the case.More Button

Does the Taoiseach ever read anything we say? I know that he never listens.More Button

Perhaps the Ceann Comhairle should ask the Taoiseach to answer the question——More Button

——instead of proceeding with this rant against Members. The Taoiseach will not answer the question.More Button

Order of Business.

It is not agreed. I cannot agree to the second proposal on guillotining Report and Final Stages of the Criminal Justice Bill at the conclusion of this evening’s business at 10.30 p.m. This is a regres...More Button

I know.More Button

It will be taken tomorrow and concluded by guillotine on Friday, which is unacceptable. I agree with the position——More Button

——of the various groups that have lobbied and campaigned for many years on that legislation, namely, that the Bill should be withdrawn.More Button

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 19 be agreed to.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

When does the Taoiseach intend that the work of the all-party committee will get under way? He referred earlier to the summer period. We do not have a firm proposal for a meeting to launch the committ...More Button

Deputy McManus’s call is valid and I fully support her.More Button

I do not know to which vote the Ceann Comhairle refers.More Button

On the same matter——More Button

Surely it is appropriate——More Button

The people with whom the Government was supposed to be in consultation——More Button

Priority Questions - Cross-Border Projects.

Asked the minister: the measures in relation to increased north south co-operation that he envisages will be included in the National Development Plan 2007-2013; and the discussions he has had to date with the relevant D...More Button

I thank the Minister for his reply. Will he confirm that his Department and all others have been requested by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Deputy Dermot Ahern, to incorporate the all-Ireland dime...More Button

I thank the Minister for reflecting so positively. I share his hope that we will see the devolved administration back up and running very shortly, since we both recognise that it will be the critical ...More Button

Other Questions - Industrial Disputes.

Does the Minister believe that because of the Labour Court hearings, there is now established a clear distinction between the employees of agencies as against those who are civil servants employed wit...More Button

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed).

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Criminal Law (Home Defence) Bill 2006: Second Stage (Resumed).

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Question put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed).

Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Question put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Written Answers - Tax Code.

Asked the minister: the percentage in 2005, or the latest available figures, of persons who avail of tax relief in respect of pension contributions who are from the lowest decile of income earners; and the percentage whi...More Button

Asked the minister: his views on whether the high proportion of Government revenue which is raised through VAT, places an unfair burden on low income families; and if he will carry out a review of the impact of VAT on lo...More Button


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