Message from Select Committee
The Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service has completed its consideration of the Central Bank Reform Bill 2010 and has made amendments thereto.
Estimates for Public Services 2010: Message from Select Committee
The Select Committee on Finance and the Public Service has completed its consideration of the following Revised Estimates for Public Services for the service of the year ending 31 December 2010: Votes...
Ceisteanna — Questions - Church-State Dialogue
Does the Deputy have a question?
A brief supplementary from Deputy Ó Caoláin. There is not much time in the slot.
Could we have a question? We seem to be imparting information all of the time.
That question is much more appropriate to the line Minister.
We need to move on. Does Deputy Kenny have another supplementary? Ar aghaidh leat, Deputy Gilmore.
Yes, and we will finish questions to the Taoiseach at 3.15 p.m.
Can the Deputy get to a question please?
Does the Deputy have a question?
Allow the Taoiseach to reply without interruption.
Deputy Kenny, please.
Deputy Reilly, the Taoiseach is in possession.
I call Deputy Gilmore, please.
A final supplementary from Deputy Gilmore.
Can we have the Taoiseach on this issue, without interruption. Deputy Gilmore, please.
Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32
Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 32. I will call on Deputies in the order in which they submitted their notices to my office.
Please, the Deputy has had her say.
Having considered the matters raised, they are not in order under Standing Order 32.
Order of Business
There are five proposals to be put to the House today. Is the proposal that the Dáil shall sit later than 8.30 p.m. agreed to?
The Deputy will have to pursue the matter at another time.
This is not the way to do it at all.
The Deputy cannot make a second contribution. I am sorry but I cannot allow Members to speak twice. There are many other ways to raise the matter such as to ask a Special Notice Question or to raise...
I suggest that is one avenue and raising the matter on the Adjournment is another one.
I am not promising anything. I said the matter will be considered. Is the proposal that the Dáil shall sit later than 8.30 p.m. agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 11, motion re...
Is the proposal for dealing with Private Members’ business agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 22, Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2008 — Order for Report, Report and Final Stages, ag...
Deputy Quinn, who is a long time in the House, will be well aware that the Chair does not have a rights commissioner role in the House. Some occupants might like that power, but it is an issue that m...
We have various committees to consider these matters. The Whip of the Labour Party is active on them and I am sure he would like to pursue the matter for Deputy Quinn.
Could Deputy Quinn ask his Whip to pursue the matter through the Committee on Procedure and Privileges, CPP?
We will consider it in that context.
I suggest that the Deputy submit a parliamentary question to the Minister on the matter.
No legislation is promised.
Electricity Regulation (Amendment) (Carbon Revenue Levy) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages
Amendment No. 2 is in the name of the Minister. Amendments Nos. 3, 7, 9, 14 and 15 are related. Amendment No. 8 is related and an alternative to amendment No. 7. Therefore, amendments Nos. 2, 3, 7 ...
We are on Report Stage and there are certain restrictions on speaking time. Deputy McManus is in order but I must ask the Minister to allow her and Deputy Coveney to make their points and then he can...