Dardis, John

Thursday, 17 February 1994

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 139 No. 6

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I support Senator O'Toole's call for a debate on the Programme for Competitiveness and Work, Item 5 on the Order Paper. I suspect it might originally have been called the programme for work and compe...More Button

I do not dispute what Senator O'Toole said about the democratic process in the creation of the programme but in this system these matters should be discussed in Parliament.More Button

Is Senator O'Toole seriously suggesting that our elected representatives should not have a say in how this programme might be perceived or an input to it? Of course they should. If we are to be con...More Button

I reject that suggestion. I am not here to represent farmers.More Button

May we debate Item 5 at the earliest possible date?More Button

I have not been speaking for five minutes. We have at regular intervals in the past debated the presidency. We should do so again because we are interested in hearing the reasons for the Attorney Gen...More Button

In supporting Senator Manning's call for a debate on European affairs we hope——More Button

——that in the near future there will not be any procedural difficulties about hearing Members of the European Parliament.More Button

That is a total misrepresentation.More Button

Developing the West Together Report: Statements.

I hope you will not speak for too many regions, Senator, because we are running out of time.More Button


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