Prendergast, Phil

Thursday, 15 November 2007

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 187 No. 18

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I concur with Senator Fitzgerald and Senator Hannigan on the pre-budget carer submission, the launch of which I attended. The fact that 3.5 million hours are contributed each week by carers in their ...More Button

Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2007: Committee and Remaining Stages.

Under the Bill, as drafted, responsibility for deciding the date for the VHI to have full capital reserves rests with the Minister. The Minister could impose a date for implementation of the requirem...More Button

I move amendment No. 15: In page 4, paragraph (b)(i), line 44, after “facilities” to insert the following: “(not including facilities which are co-located on the premises of public hospitals)”. We are...More Button

I will agree to differ with the Minister.More Button

I move amendment No. 1 to amendment No. 26: In subsection (3), to delete all words from and including “the” in the third line down to and including “ 2001.” in the sixth line and substitute the follow...More Button

I will not move amendment No 30 on the basis that the Minister has addressed the issue in amendment No. 29.More Button

I move amendment No. 34: In page 6, before section 8, to insert the following new section: 8.—Any order or regulation made pursuant to the Voluntary Health Insurance Acts 1957 to 2007 shall be laid be...More Button

I feel it will come back through one of the Houses. I am happy to agree to differ again.More Button

Women power.More Button

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