Barrett, Richard Boyd

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 750 No. 2

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Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Amendment) Bill 2011: From the Seanad

Question put: “That amendment No. 1 to Seanad amendment No. 1 be agreed to.”
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Bretton Woods Agreements (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2011: Second Stage

My contribution may be somewhat disjointed because I have been running around dealing with the consequences of IMF-inspired austerity in the form of the household charge. The bottom line — the point ...More Button

I apologise. That is well spotted by the Deputy opposite. However, it does not change the substance of my point.More Button

The conditionalities. Yes, but wait until the Minister feels the effects. He should look at what the IMF did to other countries. Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel prize-winning economist who worked closely...More Button

Why do they not refer to their projections as guesses?More Button

By whom will they be elected?More Button

That is not true.More Button

We would have €10 billion in interest.More Button

We will just have to put up with ten years of Thatcherism.More Button

Senior bondholders have been.More Button

They are certainly not getting those loans now.More Button

Topical Issue Debate - Industrial Relations

I submitted this matter twice this week.More Button

It is a cut in their pay.More Button

We were talking about the guys who dictated lending policy.More Button

We were talking about the guys at the top who were guilty of reckless lending.More Button

That is dishonest.More Button

We are for the workers. That is very consistent.More Button

We were referring to bonuses for those at the top and never about the workers.More Button

The Minister is only playing games.More Button

The Minister should be fair to the workers.More Button

Can the Minister find me a quote where I said we should not pay ordinary workers?More Button

We want the people at the top to pay.More Button

We want to pay the ordinary workers who should not get their pay cut €2,500 before Christmas.More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Payments

Asked the minister: the input she had into the decisions to cut the income disregard for lone parents in budget 2012; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Child Care Services

Asked the minister: the impact she believes the 2% efficiency target for child care announced in budget 2012 will have on child care services; in view of this cut the way she envisages putting the Children First guideli...More Button

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