Baxter, Patrick Francis

Thursday, 28 January 1943

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 27 No. 11

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Intoxicating Liquor Bill, 1942—Committee Stage (Resumed).

It seems to me that there are two points of view. Listening to the debate, I have endeavoured to get my mind clear on what is at issue.More Button

We have heard the views of Senator Douglas and Senator The McGillycuddy, and also the arguments of Senators McGee, Cummins, Goulding and Byrne. There is a little problem to be solved, in this sense, ...More Button

I move amendment No. 24:— Before Section 15 to insert a new section as follows:—More Button

I do not know if the change would make for more drinking. It would certainly make for better observance of the law. If a licensee wants to secure a seven-day licence I think he should be given the op...More Button

My point is that it is obviously a very expensive undertaking for the owners of six-day licences, how- ever suitable their premises, to do as suggested. Some of these are very fine buildings but to ...More Button

Let it be negatived. Amendment put and negatived. Sections 15, 16 and 17 agreed to. NEW SECTION.More Button

I do not think it is desirable that the Minister should act in a matter like this. In a way it is rather a trifling matter, but the prestige of the Minister, the prestige of the State as a whole, and...More Button

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Committee (Resumed).

I move amendment No. 5 (a), as follows:— In sub-section (2), after paragraph (c), to add a new paragraph (d) as follows:— (d) the employment of a child temporarily in such occupations and at such peri...More Button

And I did not suggest that.More Button

That is all I am asking.More Button

It was not moved.More Button

Or in any other part of rural Ireland either.More Button

Of men to be employed and not a shortage of employment.More Button

They would not be very much good at it.More Button

With the permission of the House, I would be glad to withdraw my amendment, and leave it to the Minister to put up something that would be suitable in all the circumstances which have been brought to ...More Button

That is all I am asking, and I think that is all the House is asking. If the Minister does that, I will be quite satisfied. Amendment, by leave, withdrawn. Question proposed: “That Section 8 stand pa...More Button


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