O'Sullivan, Jan

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 685 No. 4

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Order of Business.

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 10 be agreed to.”
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It is not agreed to. This Bill will be introduced late in the afternoon and is to be guillotined at 6 p.m. Apart from objecting to the guillotine, a totally new section has been introduced into the ...More Button

All the more reason to debate the measure. More Button

Why did the Taoiseach not provide a briefing on the matter?More Button

Surely this is all the more reason not to have a guillotine. We need to debate this issue. More Button

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 24 be agreed to.”
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As I understood the Taoiseach this morning when he replied to the leader of the Fine Gael Party, he suggested we should have a debate on health funding. Will he make time for such a debate, particula...More Button

——where such a crude measure as a 3% cut has been applied?More Button

The hospital has taken on new work such as sickle cell disease and there is no provision for funding for that. Can we have a debate on this matter?More Button

That is because they provided the efficiencies.More Button

The wider policy issue is how funding is allocated.More Button

Estimates for Public Services 2009.

Question put, “That the Revised Estimates for public services, Votes 1 to 41, inclusive, for the year ending 31 December 2009 be agreed to.”
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Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

No, it is not agreed. More Button

I object to the way in which this is being introduced. We were given these amendments yesterday. The substantial amendment, amendment No. 6, amends the Mental Health Act 2001. I went back to my fil...More Button

Is the Ceann Comhairle suggesting that these amendments are in order, even though they did not arise from Committee Stage and that if we do not agree to recommitting them we will have to deal with the...More Button

I thank the Minister of State for taking on board the point I made in amendment No. 3, which I will withdraw on that basis. The main points I wish to make are in regard to amendment No. 6 and the alt...More Button

I share the concerns expressed by Deputy Ó Caoláin. It appears there is not a registration system and that we will rely on HSE protocols. The legislation contains no requirement that the people conc...More Button

Question put.
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Private Members’ Business - Children’s Hospital Funding: Motion (Resumed).

Is that agreed? Agreed. More Button

Deputy Shatter will have an opportunity to speak.More Button

The Minister must conclude. More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed. More Button

I must put the question.More Button

As it is 8.30 p.m., I must put the question on amendment No. 1 in the name of the Minister for Health and Children.More Button

Amendment again put.
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Question put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”
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Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Bill 2009: Report Stage (Resumed).

Amendment put.
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Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Asked the minister: the amount of money to be spent by him on climate change awareness in 2009; the estimate in tabular form of the way that money is to be spent; the persons to whom payments are to be made; the amount ...More Button

Written Answers - Green Schools Scheme.

Asked the minister: the funding available to the green schools scheme for the year 2009 from his Department and from various other sponsors of the scheme; the funding which was available in the years 2006, 2007 and 2008...More Button

Written Answers - Skill Shortages.

Asked the minister: if it is planned to proceed with a proposed 25% reduction in the training budget for Skillnets Limited; if, in view of the importance of upskilling workers in the current economic climate, she will e...More Button

Written Answers - Banking Sector.

Asked the minister: the progress he has made in persuading the main Irish banks and other lending institutions to permit persons who have fixed rate mortgages to transfer to variable rates without incurring significant ...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards.

Asked the minister: if she will review the position whereby people who suffer from Crohn’s disease cannot get a medical card or qualify for the long term illness scheme in view of the fact that this condition is lifelon...More Button

Written Answers - Cancer Screening Programme.

Asked the minister: if she has received a letter dated 11 June 2009 regarding breast screening and mammography in County Kerry; the action she will take with regard to the transfer of the mammography service from Kerry ...More Button

Written Answers - Educational Qualifications.

Asked the minister: if he will ensure the speeding up of the issuing of FETAC certificates to persons who have qualified as assessors, having completed successfully an approved building energy rating course, in order th...More Button

Written Answers - School Accommodation.

Asked the minister: his views on proposals in relation to new premises in respect of a school (details supplied) in County Limerick; when he expects to make a decision in this regard; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button


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