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Daly, Clare

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Pyrite Remediation Programme Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the portion of the surplus held by the HomeBond fund, so far denied to householders with HomeBond structural guarantee and suffering major structural damage due to pyrite induced heave that will be...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the role which will be played by HomeBond and HomeBond employees in the pyrite remediation works to be organised by Pyremco.More Button

I welcome the fact the board is up and running and that the process is under way. We do not know whether it will be a success but I will not prejudge it. I accept a lot of the problems being flag...More Button

The contributions and involvement of HomeBond in this matter is of huge concern for residents. It walked away from home owners with claims a number of years ago, and has now been resurrected fro...More Button

The Minister has not answered the fact it has €25 million in a bank account which will not be drawn on for any other purposes because it is now a properly constituted insurance scheme. The money...More Button

Could the Minister comment on the fact that HomeBond has been in a number of estates with pyrite with developers and has minimised and talked down damage which residents believe to be caused by p...More Button

Jim Farrell comes from Pyremco.More Button

HomeBond was not just a private company, rather, it was a figleaf created by the CIF to pose as a structural guarantee when in reality it was not. In fairness, we have debated the issue many times...More Button

Another huge issue for home owners is who does the work. The idea that some of those who were responsible for this problem would be asked to fix it is something that home owners do not want. Th...More Button

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

The local property tax is misnamed. It is a home tax and a further burden on people who are already struggling and it should, of course, be abolished. I support the motion on that basis. It shou...More Button

We have listened to the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Deputy Hogan, and his Government colleagues bragging that they have brow-beaten people into registering for t...More Button

Court Orders

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of reports under section 47 of the Family Law Act 1995 that have been ordered in the District Court. More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of reports under section 47 of the Family Law Act 1995 completed in the District Court and paid for, wholly or partially, by the Legal Aid Board. More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of reports under section 47 of the Family Law Act 1995 completed in the District Court by Barnardos. More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total cost to the State of all reports under section 47 of the Family Law Act 1995 completed in the District Court by Barnardos. More Button

Penalty Point System

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he is satisfied with the conduct of the investigation into the cancellation of fixed charge penalty notices in view of the serious implications for road safety.More Button

Garda Operations

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the contact he has had with the Garda or other State bodies in relation to the GoSafe operation; and whether he is satisfied with its role in relation to road safety. More Button