Kenny, Enda

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 686 No. 2

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Ceisteanna — Questions - Job Creation

Asked the minister: his recent proposals to the social partners regarding the use of social welfare funds to support job creation; if he has received a response to his letter in this regard; and if he will make a stat...More Button

While I recognise this is a start, it is a belated start. Will the Taoiseach confirm that 98.5% of the workforce is excluded from the Government’s proposal to provide €250 million to protect 30,000 j...More Button

I will try to be positive. The Taoiseach is as aware as I am of the critical nature of the unemployment situation. In the case of fiscal regimes which are not working because of the depressed state ...More Button

The Taoiseach may answer the next question about the direct transfer of subsidies for persons who are unemployed. Does he see the Government dealing with the question of transferring the social welfa...More Button

Leaders’ Questions.

I will read a short quotation which states: Competitiveness is not a vague concept. It is critical for the creation and retention of jobs . . . [Today] we are 15th out of 16 countries on prices and w...More Button

We are now in a national crisis. Tomorrow the live register figures are expected to show an increase of between 10,000 and 15,000. I do not want to be back here every month looking at spiralling liv...More Button

I thank the Taoiseach.More Button

Order of Business.

As many Fine Gael Party Deputies wish to speak on this important issue, I do not agree with the proposal to guillotine the debate at 9.30 p.m.More Button

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 1 be agreed to.”
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I ask the Taoiseach whether the Government has taken a firmer view on when the second referendum on Lisbon will be held. When we say early October, are we talking about the 2nd, 3rd, 9th or 10th? S...More Button

It would give the Minister for Health and Children the opportunity to say something also. Somebody has to find this out anyway. While measures are in place to prevent it happening again, it happened...More Button

May I have a response from the Taoiseach as to whether the Government will concede to having a commission of inquiry? Let us get on with the business that needs to be dealt with. More Button

There will be a lot of leaking before that happens.More Button

Written Answers - Child Support.

Asked the minister: her plans to introduce means testing or a taxation method for child benefit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Cattle Identification Scheme.

Asked the minister: the circumstances under which he may compulsorily amalgamate herd numbers in respect of farms of land which are owned either by individual family members or by individual spouses; and if he will make...More Button

Written Answers - Science Facilities.

Asked the minister: the number of schools which received funding in 2008 and to date in 2009 in respect of the construction or refurbishment of a science laboratory; the proportion of his Department’s capital budget whi...More Button

Asked the minister: the number of schools in receipt of funding in respect of science facilities in 2008 and 2009 which also received a grant for science equipment or science materials; the amount of funding received by...More Button

Asked the minister: the funding available to schools from his Department for the purchase of science equipment and materials; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Projects.

Asked the minister: the result of meetings he had on the subject of a school (details supplied) in Dublin 7 being accommodated on the existing site; when these meetings took place; the position regarding same; if a new ...More Button


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