Barrett, Richard Boyd

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 733 No. 1

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Ceisteanna — Questions - Official Engagements

Asked the minister: the issues he will discuss with Prime Minister Cameron when he meets him in Dublin during the visit of Queen Elizabeth to Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: if he will report on the issues that he discussed with British Prime Minister Cameron during his recent visit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the minister: if he discussed with Prime Minister Cameron the terms of the EU-IMF rescue package during the recent State visit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Setting aside the fanfare and celebrations surrounding the Queen’s visit, and following some commentary in newspapers on Sunday about what one might term the deeper political subtext to the meeting wi...More Button

It was shorter than Deputy Martin’s.More Button

I put it to the Taoiseach that his response has confirmed what he described as my conspiracy theory, which was nothing more than commentary in the Sunday newspapers. Perhaps he was too busy to read t...More Button

I am seeking clarification from the Taoiseach.More Button

I have not been given a clear answer.More Button

The Taoiseach did not discuss the alleged intervention of Timothy Geithner on the issue of burning bondholders. If, as he informed the House, he only discussed the terms of the IMF-EU deal, is it not...More Button

——that we may obtain a small change in the interest rate on the IMF-EU deal?More Button

Is that not a pathetic approach when we should be pointing out that Britain and, it appears, the United States and European Union——More Button

——are all enforcing the gambling debts of bankers across Europe, including British bankers, on the backs of ordinary people in this country?More Button

Order of Business

Given the leaks at the end of last week about the JLCs and REAs, and the possible contents of the review, and the fact the review is hanging like the sword of Damocles over the heads of hundreds of th...More Button

Finance (No. 2) Bill 2011: Second Stage

The centrepiece of the Bill is the pension levy. It is outrageous and economically stupid that we should attack the pensions savings of 750,000 workers and 65,000 pensioners, who are already struggli...More Button

It does not work.More Button

I gave three suggestions.More Button

Written Answers - Defence Forces Deployment

Asked the minister: if he intends to continue the deployment of Irish military personnel in Afghanistan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button


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