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Shortall, Róisín

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business (Continued)

Could the Taoiseach give an assurance to the House that tomorrow's budget has been fully poverty-proofed? Will he undertake to publish this poverty proofing as part of the budgetary documentation,...More Button

When we can expect publication of the finance Bill and when is that scheduled to be taken?More Button

Perhaps the Taoiseach might answer the question. I asked him whether he can give an assurance to the House that tomorrow's budget has been fully poverty-proofed as is required and as successive Go...More Button

Maybe the best attempt is not enough. Will it be poverty-proofed in a professional way, as has been done before, and will the Government publish that documentation?More Button

That is not what I asked the Taoiseach.More Button

There has been a commitment by successive Governments to poverty-proof all initiatives coming from the Government. I am asking the Taoiseach whether tomorrow's budget has been poverty-proofed. Ca...More Button

I asked the Taoiseach a straightforward question.More Button

It is a reasonable question to ask. Has the Government poverty-proofed the budget?More Button

Has the Government poverty-proofed the budget?More Button

Inter-Country Adoptions

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 560 of 16 October 2012, if she will outline the anticipated timeframe for the adoption process to reopen; and the criteria applied to applications.More Button

Health Insurance Prices

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the treatment of the Government health insurance levy when persons in financial difficulties either cancel or downgrade their policies; if there is a mechanism available to recla...More Button