Keane, Cáit

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 211 No. 6

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While I agree with all that has been said about the banks I wish to raise a health issue, that is, to reduce human exposure to lead. We all know about lead in drinking water and how, in the 1950s, wh...More Button

Women do and I am standing here to say this is a public health concern. It is a matter of huge concern. We have had lead banned in paints, lead banned in plumbing and pipes in the 1970s——More Button

People will ask what I am on about if I do not explain where I am coming from. In the 1980s lead was banned from petrol. Women still wear make-up and to this day nothing has been done in Europe, exc...More Button

I am calling for a debate or whatever it takes. We need not debate the issue if the Minister can say he will look it and reduce the lead levels and follow Germany.More Button

Amendment put.
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Amendment put.
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Question put: “That the Order of Business be agreed to.”
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Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2011: Second Stage

I welcome the amendment to the Bill. I also welcome to the House the members of the Humanist Association of Ireland. It is most important that we are an inclusive society and that we accommodate dif...More Button

That is important because no matter what Minister has the power,it is important to allow for the criteria to be changed at a certain time because of a changein the social aspects or something else. I...More Button


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