O'Donnell, Kieran

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 670 No. 3

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Order of Business.

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 2 be agreed to.”
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Estimates for Public Services 2008.

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Health Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed).

Question put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand part of the main question.”
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Health Bill 2008: Committee Stage.

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Amendment put.
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Priority Questions - Fiscal Policy.

Asked the minister: if he has assessed the impact on retail sales and VAT receipts of the differential of 6.5 points in VAT with Northern Ireland and the UK. More Button

On Committee Stage of the Finance Bill yesterday the Minister gave a commitment to produce a report on the impact of the VAT differential on retail sales and VAT receipts. Does that commitment still ...More Button

What I want to impress upon the Minister is that the Government should ask the National Consumer Agency and the Competition Authority to look into this issue as a matter of urgency. Consumers are tak...More Button

The Minister gave a commitment to the committee.More Button

When will that study be concluded and when will the Minister present the findings to the House? What measures does he intend to take?More Button

Priority Questions - Public Sector Remuneration.

Asked the minister: if the departmental schemes of performance-related rewards have in all cases taken up the entire pool of 10% of the pay bill of the groups concerned since they were first instituted; and if he will ...More Button

Could the Minister give an indication of the number of people who have applied for this scheme, the number who have received awards under it and the amount of money that has been paid in the form of b...More Button

The Minister has not dealt with the question. Does he not agree that people might look in on this and think it is a cosy club? He mentioned that 194 civil servants qualified for payments under the s...More Button

The Minister has not.More Button

That is the key question.More Button

Was the full 10% taken up? Was the full funding taken up?More Button

It was all taken up.More Button

Other Questions - Financial Institutions Support Scheme.

The problems in the banking system arose because there were technical problems which required knowledge of derivatives and in-depth knowledge of banking. The people the Minister has appointed are exc...More Button

The Minister misunderstood the questions. The gentlemen in question are excellent in their fields of expertise. However, this is an unprecedented situation. Will they be reporting to the Minister? ...More Button

That is not quite the case.More Button

Other Questions - Banking Sector Regulation.

In terms of the European Investment Bank funding, the banks have provided business plans. What measures does the Minister propose to ensure the banks access this funding? The critical issue is that ...More Button

Irish investors.More Button

Written Answers - Tax Yield.

Asked the minister: when he proposes to introduce a supplementary budget for 2009 in view of the decline in Exchequer tax receipts to date in 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Financial Institutions Support Scheme.

Asked the minister: the measures he proposes to ensure that the recapitalisation of the banks will ensure that credit is provided to businesses and consumers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button


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