Stanford, William Bedell

Wednesday, 31 May 1950

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 38 No. 3

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I am sure the House in general is entirely in sympathy with this Bill and I should like to add my voice to that sympathy. I have been asked, however, and I feel it my duty to dwell on a certain unfor...More Button

Thank you. May I have details later?More Button

May I have the Minister's figures in reply to mine later?More Button

With all due deference, I suggest that 200 of these people should be temporarily placed elsewhere. It seems a most reasonable solution and I should like to press it. I should like to ask a further q...More Button

I submit that the premises belong to the taxpayers. They are prepared to pay rent for what they want, but they are being put out.More Button

By the Minister for Social Welfare.More Button

I am speaking from the point of view of the taxpayer, not from the point of view of Córas Iompair Eireann or the Minister for Social Welfare. As I see it, the taxpayers are prepared to pay the rent f...More Button

As a matter of fact, I was speaking for the taxpayer and the social welfare of the nation.More Button

The Minister knows very well that the taxpayer is going to pay for both these buildings now.More Button

You are going to lose £10,000 a year revenue and involve the taxpayer in another £1,000,000. If the Minister were speaking in terms of the taxpayer, I would find him very much more convincing than wh...More Button

I am sorry to interrupt the Minister. The citizens of Dublin want it and the taxpayers of Ireland want it.More Button

I think they do.More Button

A bird in the hand against two in the bush.More Button

I shall not interrupt again.More Button


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