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Bannon, James

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

The Deputy is not adhering to the full stops in his script.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

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Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

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Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deputy Alan Kelly, to the House and acknowledge his hands-on approach to the transport portfolio. He is doing goo...More Button

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Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

The Bill provides for suspension or revocation of a licence or refusal of a licence application, having regard to the suitability of a person to hold a licence, based on, among other consideratio...More Button

Taxi drivers should not be allowed to stop suddenly on a main thoroughfare on a busy evening to collect passengers. I have often had near misses as a result of such behaviour and have received m...More Button

The often hidden but nonetheless increasingly important service and supports some taxi drivers provide to people with disabilities must be acknowledged. I would fully support extending the excis...More Button

Over the years I have worked with many different groups and organisations in my constituency of Longford-Westmeath in an effort to bring about improvements in the day-to-day lives of ordinary fam...More Button

I welcome that the Bill will give powers to the licensing authority to suspend or revoke a licence for non-compliance with the law. An area that needs to be addressed and cracked down on is taxi...More Button

Customer safety must be a top priority and we must ensure that adequate background checks are done on all would-be drivers and licence holders be they Irish or non-Irish. If this necessitates co...More Button

While the Government is ensuring new employment eligibility verifications are being put in place, not alone for taxi companies but for all companies, the odd one still slips through the net. We ...More Button

The rural transport project has proved to be a wonderful success story and has given rural people a wider choice in addressing social exclusion in rural areas and providing a door-to-door service...More Button

Patient Statistics

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason for the withdrawal of a medical card from a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath.More Button