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Troy, Robert

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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Back to School Costs

I call Deputy McConalogue, who has one minute.More Button

I thank the Deputy.More Button

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The Minister has one minute to reply.More Button

I am going with what I am advised.More Button

The Minister has two minutes to reply followed by one minute, one minute, one minute and one minute.More Button

They have all changed, yes.More Button

Special Educational Needs Services Provision

I thank Deputy McConalogue.More Button

Special Educational Needs Services Provision (Continued)

The Minister, without interruption. The Deputy will have an opportunity to respond.More Button

Ambulance Services

The Minister will have an opportunity to respond. I call Deputy O'Brien and then the Minister.More Button

The Minister, without interruption.More Button

The Minister, without interruption.More Button

Fisheries Protection

The next issue is in the names of Deputy Gerald Nash and Dominic Hannigan who have four minutes in total and a minute each for supplementary questions.More Button

Child Care Reports

Unfortunately, we once again find ourselves discussing a report on the welfare of children and the inadequacy of the HSE's response. The most recent report cited cases in which up to 30 referrals ...More Button

Why was the report's publication delayed? When was the Minister made aware of the report's findings? I have continually raised the issue of the number of social workers, but the Minister has al...More Button

The neglect of children continues to be a major concern despite being a common feature of previous reports, in particular the child death report. Have we learned nothing from these reports? Wha...More Button

Private Residential Tenancies Board Remit

Having read this and other reports, we are aware that alcohol and drug abuse is one of the main factors in child care and welfare issues. Is the Minister happy that this report, which was finalise...More Button

Given that her Department is hiring additional social workers, I take it that the Minister is no longer satisfied with the current staffing levels. She says that 80 new social workers are being ...More Button

What is being done to ensure that this area is being prioritised? It was clear that children were being neglected and nothing was being done about it. What immediate actions will the Minister t...More Button

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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Student Support Schemes Issues

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the contingency plans he has in place to deal with any industrial action by teachers in the autumn; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Schools Building Projects Administration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will consider that there is little point in the Government fully accepting the recommendations of the Fottrell report, committing to increasing medical student numbers, investing the time and...More Button

Homeless Persons Supports

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: further to a previous Parliamentary Question, if he will confirm the information that has been requested from Kildare Leader partnership in respect of the Geraldine Hall project. More Button

Bus Éireann Services

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will reverse the changes being made to the 6.15 a.m. express Bus Éireann service from Mullingar (details supplied); if he will consult with Bus Éireann and ask for this decision to be reverse...More Button