Cassidy, Donie

Tuesday, 30 May 2000

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 163 No. 11

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Order of Business.

Today's Order of Business is No. 2, Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2000 – Order for Second Stage and Second Stage, with the contributions of spokespersons not to exceed 30 minutes and those of...More Button

I will come back to the House this week about the allocation of funding for deaf children and the deaf school, which Senators Manning, Costello, O'Toole and Ridge mentioned. Senators Manning, O'Toole,...More Button

—in respect of No. 24, motion 21.More Button

Last week, 40 minutes were left unused when I allowed three hours at Private Members' time for the matter in question to be debated. This week Private Members' time is available to the Independents an...More Button

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2000: Order for Second Stage.

I move: “That Second Stage be taken now.” Question put and agreed to.More Button

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2000: Second Stage.

Why are the Senators sharing the spokespersons' time today? There are only two speakers from the Opposition on this Bill. Is that correct?More Button

It is unprecedented in my time in the House and I have been a Member for more years than any of the Senators.More Button

It is a larger party. We have more than three Members in the Seanad.More Button

I am very pleased.More Button

That is typical of the Labour Party. It has no policies of its own so it must discuss Fianna Fáil policy. The people are fortunate to have the Fianna Fáil Party.More Button

We work in alliance here.More Button

Did I hear a squeak from the other side?More Button


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