Order of Business.
In regard to No. 31, the merchant shipping miscellaneous provisions Bill, I ask the Taoiseach to use his intervention skills with his colleague the Minister for Transport, Deputy Dempsey, to introduce...
——to look at deckhands, mates engineers and qualified skippers who have been forced out of the fishing industry.
With a 16 week course they could be employed in the Merchant Navy, shipping freight and cargo shipping. We have the capabilities in the Marine Institute.
It is an employment issue. It is actually a solution to this issue. We are highlighting the issue and we have the solution. I ask the Taoiseach to use his intervention skills.
Cluster Munitions Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed).
Question put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”