Dooley, Tim

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 730 No. 4

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Road Traffic Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

I appreciate the extensive reply the Minister has provided, but we continue to have concerns. I accept his argument that there is nothing he can do about unscrupulous gardaí. Our amendment does not at...More Button

Perhaps I did not clarify the matter sufficiently. I am not concerned about a garda acting in a nefarious manner because one cannot legislate for such a circumstance. I am trying to remove the require...More Button

I am prepared to withdraw the amendments on the basis that the Minister will give further consideration to the argument when he is bringing through the next Bill, the No. 2 Bill to which he referred o...More Button

Nurses and Midwives Bill 2010: Report Stage

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Priority Questions - Air Services

Asked the minister: if he is committed to protecting the State’s current shareholding in Aer Lingus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

I thank the Minister for the clarification. I am somewhat disappointed that Dr. McCarthy has included Aer Lingus, considering that it is of strategic interest to retain the 25% shareholding. The Minis...More Button

Priority Questions - Public Transport

We are on a learning curve.More Button

Asked the minister: if he is committed to maintaining funding levels for CIE in view of commitments in the programme for Government favouring public transport. More Button

I thank the Minister for his reply. I am aware of the significant savings that were envisaged by the previous Government. Notwithstanding that, certain political statements and commitments were made p...More Button

The Deputy will have an opportunity to ask a question later. Perhaps he could take the matter up with members of his own parliamentary party.More Button

The Minister will be aware that the outlook from CIE’s perspective is difficult. Perhaps he will indicate whether he has engaged in discussions with CIE in respect of the implementation of cost saving...More Button

Other Questions - Public Transport

Will the Minister of State ask where we will get the €25 million?More Button

While I do not wish to introduce a divisive tone to the debate, in November 2010 the Fine Gael Party published——More Button

——a document which expressed an interest in introducing the model of reform implemented in London where some bus routes were privatised. I ask the Minister to consider having the Joint Committee on Tr...More Button

Other Questions - Road Network

In his discussions with the NRA, the Minister might raise two issues. First, he might find out what the term “service station” means. The NRA seems to believe it constitutes a very large development c...More Button

All we seek is the provision of tea and coffee making and toilet facilities appropriate to the current lay-by system that exists. Second, the Minister should also ask the NRA why many lay-bys have the...More Button

Energy Resources: Motion (Resumed)

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Question put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Written Answers - Public Transport

Asked the minister: his plans to privatise bus services. More Button

Asked the minister: which public transport projects he favours outside of Dublin having recently outlined his position on public transport projects for Dublin. More Button

Written Answers - Road Network

Asked the minister: if he will commit to proceeding with major road projects when there has already been considerable investment and work undertaken in view of his review of road and rail projects. More Button


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