Power, Seán

Friday, 11 December 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 698 No. 2

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Order of Business.

This is a Second Stage speech.More Button

Deputy Gilmore is a bit of a stray himself.More Button

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 42, statements on the carbon budget, be agreed to.”
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Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Bill 2009: Second Stage (Resumed).

Question again put: “That the words proposed to be deleted stand part of the main question.”
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Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Bill 2009: Committee and Remaining Stages.

Question put.
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The Deputy should ask the question again and he will get an answer second time around.More Button

A few years ago, we could never have foreseen the type of budget introduced on Wednesday. As a member of a Government party, it does not give me any joy or satisfaction to see social welfare payments...More Button

In the budget it was very important to take not just the tough decisions but the correct ones. We can talk about alternatives but when we consider the level of expenditure in this State on social wel...More Button

——but to make adjustments.More Button

They have been difficult.More Button

I do not doubt that the decisions——More Button

I would be grateful if the Deputy did not.More Button

I have no doubt that the decisions made last Wednesday will have a serious impact on many families and create difficulties for them. We must all play a part as much as possible. We are explaining to...More Button

The Deputy should listen.More Button

I have listened to the debate but the Deputy is trying to interfere and interrupt everybody. If you have something constructive we will listen to what you have to say.More Button

I will. We realise that the decisions made last Wednesday will create difficulties but we are convinced the decisions are the right ones in the long term and in the best interest of this country.More Button

Question put.
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Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Bill 2009: Committee and Remaining Stages (Resumed).

Question again put: “That the amendments set down by the Minister for Social and Family Affairs for Committee Stage and not disposed of are hereby made to the Bill, in respect of each of the sections ...
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