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Thursday, 13 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 786 No. 3

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(Speaker Continuing)

[Deputy Micheál Martin: Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin] There is an opportunity for the Tánaiste to respond in a meaningful and constructive way. Let us move the Equal Status (Amendment) Bill back until next week and deal with the Social Welfare Bill in its place.

The Tánaiste: Information on Eamon Gilmore Zoom on Eamon Gilmore There is an urgency with this Bill. There is a decision of the Court of Justice of the EU which means that this matter has to be put right by 21 December.

Deputy Jonathan O'Brien: Information on Jonathan O'Brien Zoom on Jonathan O'Brien By next week.

Deputy Micheál Martin: Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin What about next week?

The Tánaiste: Information on Eamon Gilmore Zoom on Eamon Gilmore The Bill is in the House today and will be in the Seanad next week.

Question put: "That the proposal for dealing with No. 6 be agreed to."

The Dáil divided: Tá, 84; Níl, 43.

Níl
Information on James Bannon  Zoom on James Bannon  Bannon, James. Information on Richard Boyd Barrett  Zoom on Richard Boyd Barrett  Boyd Barrett, Richard.
Information on Tom Barry  Zoom on Tom Barry  Barry, Tom. Information on Thomas P. Broughan  Zoom on Thomas P. Broughan  Broughan, Thomas P.
Information on Pat Breen  Zoom on Pat Breen  Breen, Pat. Information on John Browne  Zoom on John Browne  Browne, John.
Information on Joan Burton  Zoom on Joan Burton  Burton, Joan. Information on Dara Calleary  Zoom on Dara Calleary  Calleary, Dara.
Information on Ray Butler  Zoom on Ray Butler  Butler, Ray. Information on Joan Collins  Zoom on Joan Collins  Collins, Joan.
Information on Jerry Buttimer  Zoom on Jerry Buttimer  Buttimer, Jerry. Information on Niall Collins  Zoom on Niall Collins  Collins, Niall.
Information on Catherine Byrne  Zoom on Catherine Byrne  Byrne, Catherine. Information on Michael Colreavy  Zoom on Michael Colreavy  Colreavy, Michael.
Information on Eric J. Byrne  Zoom on Eric J. Byrne  Byrne, Eric. Information on Barry Cowen  Zoom on Barry Cowen  Cowen, Barry.
Information on Joe Carey  Zoom on Joe Carey  Carey, Joe. Information on Seán Crowe  Zoom on Seán Crowe  Crowe, Seán.
Information on Paudie Coffey  Zoom on Paudie Coffey  Coffey, Paudie. Information on Clare Daly  Zoom on Clare Daly  Daly, Clare.
Information on Michael Conaghan  Zoom on Michael Conaghan  Conaghan, Michael. Information on Pearse Doherty  Zoom on Pearse Doherty  Doherty, Pearse.
Information on Sean Conlan  Zoom on Sean Conlan  Conlan, Seán. Information on Stephen Donnelly  Zoom on Stephen Donnelly  Donnelly, Stephen S.
Information on Paul Connaughton  Zoom on Paul Connaughton  Connaughton, Paul J. Information on Timmy Dooley  Zoom on Timmy Dooley  Dooley, Timmy.
Information on Ciara Conway  Zoom on Ciara Conway  Conway, Ciara. Information on Dessie Ellis  Zoom on Dessie Ellis  Ellis, Dessie.
Information on Noel Coonan  Zoom on Noel Coonan  Coonan, Noel. Information on Luke 'Ming' Flanagan  Zoom on Luke 'Ming' Flanagan  Flanagan, Luke 'Ming'.
Information on Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Zoom on Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Corcoran Kennedy, Marcella. Information on Tom Fleming  Zoom on Tom Fleming  Fleming, Tom.
Information on Joe Costello  Zoom on Joe Costello  Costello, Joe. Information on Noel Grealish  Zoom on Noel Grealish  Grealish, Noel.
Information on Simon Coveney  Zoom on Simon Coveney  Coveney, Simon. Information on John Halligan  Zoom on John Halligan  Halligan, John.
Information on Michael Creed  Zoom on Michael Creed  Creed, Michael. Information on Seamus Healy  Zoom on Seamus Healy  Healy, Seamus.
Information on Jim Daly  Zoom on Jim Daly  Daly, Jim. Information on Michael Healy-Rae  Zoom on Michael Healy-Rae  Healy-Rae, Michael.
Information on John Deasy  Zoom on John Deasy  Deasy, John. Information on Billy Kelleher  Zoom on Billy Kelleher  Kelleher, Billy.
Information on Jimmy Deenihan  Zoom on Jimmy Deenihan  Deenihan, Jimmy. Information on Seamus Kirk  Zoom on Seamus Kirk  Kirk, Seamus.
Information on Patrick Deering  Zoom on Patrick Deering  Deering, Pat. Information on Michael Lowry  Zoom on Michael Lowry  Lowry, Michael.
Information on Regina Doherty  Zoom on Regina Doherty  Doherty, Regina. Information on Charlie McConalogue  Zoom on Charlie McConalogue  McConalogue, Charlie.
Information on Paschal Donohoe  Zoom on Paschal Donohoe  Donohoe, Paschal. Information on Mary Lou McDonald  Zoom on Mary Lou McDonald  McDonald, Mary Lou.
Information on Robert Dowds  Zoom on Robert Dowds  Dowds, Robert. Information on Finian McGrath  Zoom on Finian McGrath  McGrath, Finian.
Information on Andrew Doyle  Zoom on Andrew Doyle  Doyle, Andrew. Information on Mattie McGrath  Zoom on Mattie McGrath  McGrath, Mattie.
Information on Bernard Durkan  Zoom on Bernard Durkan  Durkan, Bernard J. Information on Sandra McLellan  Zoom on Sandra McLellan  McLellan, Sandra.
Information on Damien English  Zoom on Damien English  English, Damien. Information on Micheál Martin  Zoom on Micheál Martin  Martin, Micheál.
Information on Frank Feighan  Zoom on Frank Feighan  Feighan, Frank. Information on Catherine Murphy  Zoom on Catherine Murphy  Murphy, Catherine.
Information on Frances Fitzgerald  Zoom on Frances Fitzgerald  Fitzgerald, Frances. Information on Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin  Zoom on Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin  Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín.
Information on Peter Fitzpatrick  Zoom on Peter Fitzpatrick  Fitzpatrick, Peter. Information on Éamon Ó Cuív  Zoom on Éamon Ó Cuív  Ó Cuív, Éamon.
Information on Charles Flanagan  Zoom on Charles Flanagan  Flanagan, Charles. Information on Seán Ó Fearghaíl  Zoom on Seán Ó Fearghaíl  Ó Fearghaíl, Seán.
Information on Eamon Gilmore  Zoom on Eamon Gilmore  Gilmore, Eamon. Information on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  Zoom on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  Ó Snodaigh, Aengus.
Information on Dominic Hannigan  Zoom on Dominic Hannigan  Hannigan, Dominic. Information on Jonathan O'Brien  Zoom on Jonathan O'Brien  O'Brien, Jonathan.
Information on Noel Harrington  Zoom on Noel Harrington  Harrington, Noel. Information on Willie O'Dea  Zoom on Willie O'Dea  O'Dea, Willie.
Information on Simon Harris  Zoom on Simon Harris  Harris, Simon. Information on Maureen O'Sullivan  Zoom on Maureen O'Sullivan  O'Sullivan, Maureen.
Information on Brian Hayes  Zoom on Brian Hayes  Hayes, Brian. Information on Thomas Pringle  Zoom on Thomas Pringle  Pringle, Thomas.
Information on Tom Hayes  Zoom on Tom Hayes  Hayes, Tom. Information on Shane P.N. Ross  Zoom on Shane P.N. Ross  Ross, Shane.
Information on Martin Heydon  Zoom on Martin Heydon  Heydon, Martin. Information on Brendan Smith  Zoom on Brendan Smith  Smith, Brendan.
Information on Phil Hogan  Zoom on Phil Hogan  Hogan, Phil. Information on Peadar Tóibín  Zoom on Peadar Tóibín  Tóibín, Peadar.
Information on Heather Humphreys  Zoom on Heather Humphreys  Humphreys, Heather. Information on Robert Troy  Zoom on Robert Troy  Troy, Robert.
Information on Kevin Humphreys  Zoom on Kevin Humphreys  Humphreys, Kevin. Information on Mick Wallace  Zoom on Mick Wallace  Wallace, Mick.
Information on Derek Keating  Zoom on Derek Keating  Keating, Derek.  
Information on Paul Kehoe  Zoom on Paul Kehoe  Kehoe, Paul.  
Information on Alan Kelly  Zoom on Alan Kelly  Kelly, Alan.  
Information on Seán Kenny  Zoom on Seán Kenny  Kenny, Seán.  
Information on Seán Kyne  Zoom on Seán Kyne  Kyne, Seán.  
Information on Anthony Lawlor  Zoom on Anthony Lawlor  Lawlor, Anthony.  
Information on John Lyons  Zoom on John Lyons  Lyons, John.  
Information on Michael McCarthy  Zoom on Michael McCarthy  McCarthy, Michael.  
Information on Shane McEntee  Zoom on Shane McEntee  McEntee, Shane.  
Information on Joe McHugh  Zoom on Joe McHugh  McHugh, Joe.  
Information on Tony McLoughlin  Zoom on Tony McLoughlin  McLoughlin, Tony.  
Information on Michael McNamara  Zoom on Michael McNamara  McNamara, Michael.  
Information on Eamonn Maloney  Zoom on Eamonn Maloney  Maloney, Eamonn.  
Information on Peter Mathews  Zoom on Peter Mathews  Mathews, Peter.  
Information on Mary Mitchell O'Connor  Zoom on Mary Mitchell O'Connor  Mitchell O'Connor, Mary.  
Information on Michelle Mulherin  Zoom on Michelle Mulherin  Mulherin, Michelle.  
Information on Dara Murphy  Zoom on Dara Murphy  Murphy, Dara.  
Information on Gerald Nash  Zoom on Gerald Nash  Nash, Gerald.  
Information on Dan Neville  Zoom on Dan Neville  Neville, Dan.  
Information on Derek Nolan  Zoom on Derek Nolan  Nolan, Derek.  
Information on Kieran O'Donnell  Zoom on Kieran O'Donnell  O'Donnell, Kieran.  
Information on Patrick O'Donovan  Zoom on Patrick O'Donovan  O'Donovan, Patrick.  
Information on John O'Mahony  Zoom on John O'Mahony  O'Mahony, John.  
Information on Joe O'Reilly  Zoom on Joe O'Reilly  O'Reilly, Joe.  
Information on John Perry  Zoom on John Perry  Perry, John.  
Information on Ann Phelan  Zoom on Ann Phelan  Phelan, Ann.  
Information on John Paul Phelan  Zoom on John Paul Phelan  Phelan, John Paul.  
Information on Pat Rabbitte  Zoom on Pat Rabbitte  Rabbitte, Pat.  
Information on Michael Ring  Zoom on Michael Ring  Ring, Michael.  
Information on Brendan Ryan  Zoom on Brendan Ryan  Ryan, Brendan.  
Information on Seán Sherlock  Zoom on Seán Sherlock  Sherlock, Sean.  
Information on Arthur Spring  Zoom on Arthur Spring  Spring, Arthur.  
Information on Emmet Stagg  Zoom on Emmet Stagg  Stagg, Emmet.  
Information on David Stanton  Zoom on David Stanton  Stanton, David.  
Information on Billy Timmins  Zoom on Billy Timmins  Timmins, Billy.  
Information on Joanna Tuffy  Zoom on Joanna Tuffy  Tuffy, Joanna.  
Information on Liam Twomey  Zoom on Liam Twomey  Twomey, Liam.  
Information on Leo Varadkar  Zoom on Leo Varadkar  Varadkar, Leo.  
Information on Jack Wall  Zoom on Jack Wall  Wall, Jack.  
Information on Brian Walsh  Zoom on Brian Walsh  Walsh, Brian.  
Information on Alex White  Zoom on Alex White  White, Alex.  

Tellers: Tá, Deputies Paul Kehoe and Emmet Stagg; Níl, Deputies Seán Ó Fearghaíl and Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

Question declared carried.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt Is the proposal for the sitting and business of the Dáil tomorrow agreed to?

Deputy Mary Lou McDonald: Information on Mary Lou McDonald Zoom on Mary Lou McDonald It is not agreed. However, I am not going to call a vote on it so Deputies can relax. I want to make the point-----

(Interruptions).

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt Can we have order, please?

(Interruptions).

Deputy Mary Lou McDonald: Information on Mary Lou McDonald Zoom on Mary Lou McDonald I believe it would be better to order tomorrow's business tomorrow. We will have legislation coming forward in respect of the property tax, a tax on the family home, and as with the social welfare legislation we should not rush that through the House.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt We will have an Order of Business tomorrow.

Deputy Mary Lou McDonald: Information on Mary Lou McDonald Zoom on Mary Lou McDonald Can we order the business then?

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt We have to order the business today.

Deputy Mary Lou McDonald: Information on Mary Lou McDonald Zoom on Mary Lou McDonald Why?

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt In order to sit tomorrow. That is my understanding.

Deputy Micheál Martin: Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin It will allow us to sit tomorrow. It is in accordance with Standing Orders.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt It will allow us to sit tomorrow. Is the proposal for the sitting and business of the Dáil tomorrow agreed to? Agreed.

Estimates for Public Services 2012

The Tánaiste: Information on Eamon Gilmore Zoom on Eamon Gilmore I move the following Supplementary Estimates:

Estimates for Public Services [2012]:

Vote 25 — Environment, Community and Local Government (Supplementary Estimate).

That a supplementary sum not exceeding €1,000 be granted to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of December, 2012, for the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, including grants to Local Authorities, grants and other expenses in connection with housing, water services, miscellaneous schemes, subsidies and grants.

Vote 39 — Health Service Executive (Supplementary Estimate).

That a supplementary sum not exceeding €360,000,000 be granted to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of December, 2012, for the salaries and expenses of the Health Service Executive and certain other services administered by the Executive, including miscellaneous grants.

  Votes put and agreed to.


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