Durkan, Bernard

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 708 No. 3

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Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32

That is not fair.More Button

Order of Business

It is called contempt for the House.More Button

It sounds like there are green shoots in the forestry area. Apropos of the issue raised repeatedly in the House, there is a Bill proposed before the House. The Ceann Comhairle knows as well as anybod...More Button

I am talking about promised legislation.More Button

I am a long-time Member of this House——More Button

——and I have come to the conclusion that I am completely in order because this is promised legislation.More Button

If the Ceann Comhairle waits for me to finish the sentence, I will tell him. There are countless people awaiting services. For instance, as the Ceann Comhairle will also be aware, with the centralis...More Button

I did not hear that.More Button

That is the problem, there is no date. As there is no date, nothing will be ever done. This is a serious situation.More Button

For God’s sake, Deputy Charles Flanagan already indicated to the Ceann Comhairle that one will not get an answer to a question. What are we doing in this House?More Button

What other way is there?More Button

Which other way is there?More Button

Tell the House, a Cheann Comhairle, which way.More Button

No, I would like to know how we intend to get an answer to these questions. What will happen?More Button

The Minister will not come in for the Adjournment either. Anyway, I have another question on promised legislation.More Button

It could be 2014. The national vetting bureau Bill is another urgently required piece of legislation. It has been promised in the House on several occasions. It is a matter that requires immediate ...More Button

I was looking up some figures recently and I discovered that there were more drug offences within the prisons, approximately 900 offences in a single year. It is probably worse inside than it is outs...More Button

It is coming up.More Button

I am aware of the fact that it is a consolidation Bill but it would give the Members of the House an opportunity to vent their frustration when they cannot get answers to anything. At least, we could...More Button

Written Answers - Community Development

Asked the minister: the extent to which he plans to develop and extend the schemes operated by his Department aimed at addressing the issue of urban or rural renewal with particular reference to the need to combat the ...More Button

Written Answers - Drugs Task Forces

Asked the minister: his plans to offer support to communities involved in combating drugs; the extent to which the programme was successful in 2009; the degree to which expenditure is likely to be specifically targeted ...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Yield

Asked the minister: the total receipts to date from carbon tax; the projects on which these moneys were spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Urban Renewal Schemes

Asked the minister: the special tax designation for urban renewal throughout the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Asylum Applications

Asked the minister: the current or expected residency in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Grant Payments

Asked the minister: the number and nature of applications for grant aid from his Department by the various voluntary or community based groups throughout County Kildare in 2010; the extent to which this compares with pr...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Funding

Asked the minister: if he is satisfied that all funding awarded by his Department in each of the past five years to date in 2010 has been drawn down and spent in accordance with the heading or sub-head under which it wa...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent of funding accruing to his Department in each of the past five years to date in 2010; the schemes on which such funding was spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the quantified direct benefit accruing to the community through the various schemes operated by his Department in the past two years to date in 2010; the extent to which it is intended to extend or e...More Button

Asked the minister: the extent of new schemes contemplated by his Department in 2010 to address issues arising from the current economic climate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the number, category and nature of applications for various forms of grant aid through schemes operated by his Department in each of the past four years to date in 2010; the extent to which all such ...More Button

Asked the minister: the precise extent and nature of expenditure by his Department under each heading directly or through bodies under his aegis in each of the past three years to date in 2010; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Asked the minister: the number of programmes and schemes currently operated by his Department; the extent to which such schemes are curtailed in comparison to previous years; and if he will make a statement on the matte...More Button

Written Answers - Community Development

Asked the minister: his plans for the operation and development of the CLÁR programme for the remainder of 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: his plans for the operation and development of the RAPID programme for the remainder of 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Appeals

Asked the minister: further to Parliamentary Question No. 287 of 27 April 2010, the reason this question submitted in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare was not accepted as an appeal; if this ques...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Code

Asked the minister: further to Parliamentary Question No. 287 of 27 April 2010, if habitual residence grounds is part of a bilateral arrangement with the UK or US or other EU member states whereby applicants who satisfy...More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Appeals

Asked the minister: the position regarding invalidity appeal in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Asked the minister: when unemployment benefit will be awarded in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Pension Provisions

Asked the minister: if a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow is entitled to an old age pension or free schemes on foot of contributions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: the way a partnership to qualify for State pension will be recognised in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Urban Renewal Schemes

Asked the minister: the special tax designation for urban renewal throughout the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Grant Payments

Asked the minister: the extent of payments outstanding in respect of various farm payments, on a county basis as at the 30 April 2010; the reason for the delay; when it is expected that all payments will be brought up t...More Button


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