Phelan, John Paul

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 188 Nbr. 14

Order of Business.

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Control of Exports Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

I have no difficulty with the amendment as explained by the Minister of State.More Button

I echo the sentiments of Senator Boyle. This Bill came about largely due to reports over a year ago on the involvement of Irish businesses in the global arms trade. I accept the amendment as stat...More Button

I thank the Minister of State and Report and Final Stages have been quick in the Seanad today. This is significant legislation and Fine Gael has supported its passage through both Houses of the Oi...More Button

However, Ireland can take another route in monitoring the international arms trade. A significant number of dual-use products produced in this country are used in some way, shape or form in the gl...More Button

I welcome the passage of the Bill through the House and believe it is a significant step in the right direction.More Button

Economic Outlook: Motion.

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