Barrett, Richard Boyd

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 750 No. 1

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Leaders’ Questions

Give them houses, not reports.More Button

Unless you are a banker or a bondholder.More Button

This Government will privatise them all.More Button

Is the Taoiseach joking? He intends to cut them all.More Button

Will these waivers last as long as those on the bin charges?More Button

Order of Business

It is bad enough that the Taoiseach wants to impose yet another regressive charge on low and middle income families in this country on top of all the other charges, the rising prices and the austerity...More Button

——which are absolutely crucifying people. It is disgraceful that on this Bill, the Social Welfare Bill and almost any Bill that really matters to the daily life of ordinary people, the Taoiseach is i...More Button

——to the point that they will want another type of guillotine to deal with the people who are imposing this austerity.More Button

What about tomorrow?More Button

What is wrong with tomorrow?More Button

Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 1, Second and Remaining Stages of the Local Government (Household Charge) Bill 2011, be agreed to.”
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

European Council Meeting: Statements

I am sharing my time with Deputies Shane Ross, Mick Wallace and John Halligan. It is evident that despite all the hoopla, last weekend’s summit meeting of EU leaders was a spectacular failure. The re...More Button

The Taoiseach would be better off worrying about the politburos in Brussels and Frankfurt which are doing all the dictating at the moment. My party’s politburo operates openly.More Button

The Taoiseach is begging them and they are just ignoring them.More Button

They are ignoring us.More Button

And to sell our State assets.More Button

Surely the Government knows what is in it now.More Button

Some other bodies will monitor our budgets.More Button

Government representatives were at the summit. Do they know what they agreed?More Button

The Government has the substance and it signed up to it.More Button

Which is going down.More Button

Is it the Europe of the bondholders or of the people?More Button

A wealth tax.More Button

I did not.More Button

Local Government (Household Charge) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

Question put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Private Members’ Business - Rural Areas: Motion (Resumed)

Amendment put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Local Government (Household Charge) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Final Stages

Deputy Mathews, we are a little tight on time.More Button

The list of categories that we are seeking in these amendments to have excluded from the charge are unanswerable for anybody who claims to be even vaguely interested in fairness. Unless somebody on t...More Button

Question put.
No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Written Answers - Third Level Sector

Asked the minister: the reason a State body, UCD, is going to pay the wages of staff in the UCD restaurant who will be in the employment of a private company; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Long-Term Illness Scheme

Asked the minister: the reason lupus, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are not medical conditions that qualify under the long-term illness scheme. More Button

Written Answers - Harbour Authorities

Asked the minister: the €230,000 spent on consultants in 2010 by Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company, the amount spent on the following consultants working on the master plan, consultants-outside management managing office bl...More Button

Asked the minister: if a person (details supplied) of Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company will be repaying the over-payments that they received on their expenses that they claimed from 2007 to 2010; the person in Dún Laoghair...More Button


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