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Ó Snodaigh, Aengus

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Finance (Local Property Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [Private Members]: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

We could go on about private schools, for example, as the Deputy did yesterday.More Button

We have been subsidising the private schools in Deputy Mitchell O'Connor's constituency for long enough. The Deputy was crowing about them yesterday.More Button

The constituents of Dún Laoghaire are some of the wealthiest in the country, is that not so?More Button

It was interesting tonight to be lectured by Blueshirts about not being socialists. It was very funny.More Button

It is bizarre to have the right wing in this Parliament lecturing us about bringing forward alternatives such as wealth taxes.More Button

What is even funnier is that those in the Labour Party who believe they are socialists also lectured us for not coming up with alternatives when we brought forward a more fair and progressive tax, ...More Button

One of the component parts of the Fine Gael Party when it was set up was Southern Unionists. It was interesting to hear the honourable Member for Kildare North, Deputy Anthony Lawlor, speak about ...More Button

They, with Fianna Fáil, have ignored the Six Counties since the foundation of the State. If they had the courage of their convictions, they would contest every single seat on the island. However,...More Button

Yes, but we are asking if they will come to the North to introduce some taxes that their Unionist colleagues might want to support.More Button

Sinn Féin has brought forward a reasonable proposal with the Bill, but it has been rejected, without even an examination taking place. The silliness of this Parliament is that one is restricted ...More Button

I am not just going to have a go at Fine Gael and the Labour Party. Last night I admired the brass neck of Fianna Fáil in giving out about property tax when it wanted to introduce it in the firs...More Button

Then it had the gall to accuse Sinn Féin of having its figures wrong. Look at the legacies that party has produced from the abuse of figures in the past. In fact, our figures were not wrong. The...More Button

Up to 20% of them are living in local authority houses.More Button

No, we want to impose them on rich workers.More Button

Housing Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he has met with the Department of Social Protection in relation to the development of a dedicated pathway as suggested by Focus Ireland to provide sufficient support to those under 25 years livi...More Button

One-Parent Family Payment Application Numbers

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her plans to address the needs of those in receipt of the one-parent family payment who will be affected by the changeover to the transition payment, who are working as little as an hour a day for ...More Button