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Kelly, Alan

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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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)

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

It was in the review.More Button

That will change.More Button

I agree.More Button

I thank the Deputies for their very comprehensive contributions across a range of issues.More Button

In response to a query from Deputy Pringle, the whole of Ireland is a taxi-meter area, but an individual is required to have a licence to operate in each area. While a taxi driver can pick passe...More Button

Deputies' contributions have ranged from the legislation before us to the multiplicity of regulatory changes introduced as a consequence of the implementation of the review which I chaired. As t...More Button

Clearly, there is oversupply and I accept that totally. However, I want to say out straight that I deal with the taxi industry at a level of detail that, by and large, no other Minister has done p...More Button

Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee

For example, the National Transport Authority has developed an app for one's telephone that enables one to check every taxi driver before getting into the car. This is a fantastic, widely used app...More Button

I propose to introduce a number of amendments on Committee Stage on a range of issues, one of which concerns the issue of a notification to the employer that one is driving a taxi. There is an i...More Button

A personal ambition is to ensure the issue regarding those with a requirement for wheelchair taxis is dealt with completely and rapidly. It is unacceptable for people to receive subsidised licen...More Button

I will conclude by making the point that over the past year and a half or more, I know of no other Minister who has met industry figures as often as have I. I met them before and as part of the ...More Button

I move:

    That the Bill be referred to the Select Sub-Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport pursuant to Standing Orders 82A(3)(a) and (6)(a) and 126(1) o...More Button

      The Dáil adjourned at 9.55 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 4 July 2013.More Button

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