Bannon, James

Wednesday, 25 May 2005

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 180 No. 16

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Order of Business.

Last week ten countries voted in favour of GM corn going on sale. This corn is being forced into our food chain despite warnings that it harmed rats during trials. This is a matter of concern to us al...More Button

Nuclear Plants: Motion.

I welcome the Minister of State and the motion before the House. It is not often that I congratulate the Government——More Button

——but I congratulate it now on its swift response to Fine Gael’s call in the House last week for a debate on Sellafield.More Button

There is a great deal of public disquiet in Ireland, not only about the manner in which the Sellafield facility has reported incidents and accidents in recent times, but also about the weak response b...More Button

I would prefer it if Senator Ross were a little less rude.More Button

I wish Senator Ross would listen; he might learn a little. He should have some manners.More Button

Will five minutes be added to my time to compensate me for the time taken up by the interruptions made by Senator Ross, who is rude?More Button

As I said, we know that an appalling nuclear accident took place in 1957, shortly after the Sellafield plant opened. Important records about reprocessed material were routinely falsified over the year...More Button

I saw for myself what was happening there. Several times when I tried to pose questions that members of the public are posing to public representatives, I was told that my questions were out-of-date a...More Button

I think I am entitled to an extension of time because of the rude interruptions by Senator Ross.More Button

Thank you.More Button

The extraordinary response from the UK Government to our current concerns is that radioactive discharges from Sellafield pose no threat to human health or the environment, that the Sellafield plant an...More Button

Senator Brady referred to other facilities across Britain that have not been highlighted to the same extent as Sellafield. We need action in regard to those plants and also those on the western coast ...More Button

While I do not know what view Senator Ross would have, the Government parties and Fine Gael are united for once on having this facility closed.More Button

We do research.More Button


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