Hussey, Thomas

Wednesday, 21 May 1986

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 112 No. 13

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I had not intended to discuss this matter. The case has been put forward adequately by my colleagues here on those benches but I was a little surprised at the tone introduced by Senator Ferris in thi...More Button

Senator Ferris must realise that the bank is the first port of call for most old age pensioners. Does the Minister seriously think that those old age pensioners, even though they are exempt from tax,...More Button

We should not have to do it.More Button

Old age pensioners are going to have to go to TD's or Senators to get the forms. (Interruptions.)More Button

The Minister mentioned the fact that bank managers would be prepared to assist those people in claiming back their tax. Does he think bank managers might assist them in transferring the money out of ...More Button

If they are giving foreign addresses?More Button

Where is he today?More Button

How do you specify a legitimate garage?More Button

I should like to support Senator Smith in putting forward those recommendations as they relate to the building industry. I consider the building industry one of the most important areas of economic a...More Button

In relation to the home improvement grants I was hoping that this would give a boost to the building industry. But it certainly does not seem to have taken off up to the present. I think one of the ...More Button

They are a different breed.More Button

The Minister is putting those people who are registered in a very privileged position. They can quote whatever prices they want for the jobs.More Button

There may be rivalry between the counties of Kilkenny, Tipperary, Limerick and Galway in the hurling field but this is one area where we are all united and this is one amendment we would all support. ...More Button

It is improving I believe all right. Maybe if they can get this VAT abolished from the hurleys it might encourage more of them to come into the hurling game.More Button


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