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Farrell, Alan

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Pyrite Panel Report Implementation

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the response he has received from industry stakeholders regarding the repair of homes affected by pyrite; the contact that has been made with all stakeholders named by him for those who have not en...More Button

Pyrite Panel Report Implementation (Continued)

I thank the Minister of State for his response.More Button

I am concerned that this is dragging on. As the Minister of State is aware, I have personal involvement in this matter. It is deeply traumatising, months after the report was published, that un...More Button

We now learn that an amber category has been created. Residents in this category, many of whom live not far from myself, are aware of structural movement in their properties that does not confor...More Button

On the reactive pyrite issue that the Minister of State just mentioned, the properties in that category will be virtually unsaleable. The clarity for those home owners of providing a standardised ...More Button

On the voluntary compliance with the arrangement the Department and Minister are trying to agree, while I might be unpopular in saying so, I would rather some more time being taken to come to a f...More Button

Nuclear Plants

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will advise on any possible risk factors that may be brought about by the decommissioning and cleaning up of Sellafield; his role in monitoring this process and protecting the environment and...More Button

Proposed Legislation

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if new proposals being drawn for lobbying legislation and a register of lobbyists will contain information on resources and methods used by lobbying groups; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Housing Adaptation Grants Expenditure

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if further funding will be provided to Fingal County Council in order to fund housing adaptations grants that have been approved but unable to complete due to lack of funding; and if he will make a...More Button

Garda Remuneration

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to review the payment of the pre Christmas allowance for unsocial working hours for the period of November prior to 2013 for members of the Gardaí; and if he will make a statement on the ...More Button

Hospital Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will provide an update on the expansion of the Cystic Fibrosis unit at St. James' Hospital, Dublin, to facilitate its planned 34 patient capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matte...More Button

Public Transport Provision

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his views on the impact that the LUAS link up will have on Dublin city transport links throughout 2013; if this will have an impact on tourists expected to visit the capital through the Gathering; ...More Button