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Ferris, Martin

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Shannon Airport: Motion (Continued)

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Confidence in the Government: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

The performance of the Government since coming into office has been and continues to be disgraceful. It consists of a litany of broken promises and betrayal of the trust of the electorate. It ha...More Button

The Government has no mandate to punish or pauperise ordinary working-class people and the less well off.More Button

Nor has it the mandate to continue the failed policies of Fianna Fáil. The onslaught on unfortunate people dependent on State support and those organisations which deliver the support services to ...More Button

That is what has happened to a 12 year old child in this country. That is what has been carried out in the name of this country by this Government.More Button

That child is only barely surviving. Her father, a lone parent, is trying to ensure she does survive. She gets no support services from the State and the family was offered a measly €1,000 for tr...More Button

We did not.More Button

Does the Minister know where that is?More Button

That is because people are emigrating.More Button

No, it is not a national Government.More Button

What about the 150,000 people who have left the country?More Button

The Minister should read the list of what people get for it.More Button

I will give the Minister the facts later if he wishes.More Button

That is not true. The Minister is making a false accusation.More Button

Name the person.More Button

The Minister should clarify the matter.More Button

Who fixes that pension?More Button

One would expect the Minister to tell the truth.More Button

That is set by the British Government.More Button

That is not true.More Button

That is not true.More Button

Probation and Welfare Service

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to adequately resource the Probation Service into the future to effectively administer the community return scheme and the increased volume of Community Service Orders following the enact...More Button

Prison Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that countries such as France have made use of collective pardons to tackle overcrowding in prisons, rather than having recourse to the time-consuming ea...More Button

School Transport Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: further to Parliamentary Question No. 283 of 6 November 2012, if a person who is in receipt of separate remote area grants for two children attending two different schools who has had one payment s...More Button

Farm Assist Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will expedite an application for farm assist in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry.More Button

Fish Quotas

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason a person (details supplied) was not re-allocated the excess quota. More Button