Bacik, Ivana

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 207 No. 4

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Order of Business

I agree with the previous speakers. Following the farce of the past few days and the result last night of the internal vote within the Fianna Fáil Party it is essential we know the date of the genera...More Button

I am simply making the point——More Button

——given the Leader’s influence, I would expect him to be in a position to tell the House, at least tomorrow.More Button

I would be grateful if there were a specific reply because it is undemocratic to leave us in this state of uncertainty. It is also very bad for the economy. International investors are slow to inves...More Button

I am grateful for that information.More Button

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Climate Change Response Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Cuffe, who was present for the start of my contribution last Thursday. He will have heard me say the Labour Party welcomes the Bill. For obvious reasons, my p...More Button

To be red, one must be green and vice versa.More Button

The Green Party need have no fear because the Labour Party is in favour of introducing a climate change Bill when in government. Therefore, there is no need to extend the dying days of this failed re...More Button

There is no need to delay in order to introduce a watered-down climate change Bill of this nature. The Minister of State and Green Party Senators should note there is no need to delay the essential g...More Button

Having criticised the delay, I make it clear we do not want to delay the Bill any further. It would have been better not to introduce it in the dying days of the Government, but it is better than not...More Button

With respect, the Green Party is in government with Fianna Fáil.More Button

Fianna Fáil is supposed to support the Bill, but we are not seeing a clear statement of support for the Bill or its principles.More Button

Let us hear a clear statement of support from Fianna Fáil.More Button

Why should the Labour Party be relied upon by the Green Party to back this Bill?More Button

Absolutely.More Button

It is about everyone.More Button

In particular, it is about the Senator’s majority partners in coalition who are supposed to be the driving force behind legislation in the Government.More Button

Let us see Fianna Fáil bite the bullet. As far as the date of the election and its internal party machinations are concerned, it has treated the electorate with contempt. Let us see Fianna Fáil take...More Button

Does Senator Ellis support the Bill, then?More Button

Export-led Growth: Motion

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

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