Houses of the Oireachtas

All parliamentary debates are now being published on our new website. The publication of debates on this website will cease in December 2018.

Go to oireachtas.ie

Wallace, Mick

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Pyrite Remediation Programme Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the criteria that will be used to decide who will carry out remedial works on houses damaged by pyrite; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

With regard to the Minister's point on HomeBond being a competent company, my experience is very different. Generally, I found it left a lot to be desired. My question concerned which builders or...More Button

This would worry me.More Button

Those who were involved in the process in any form should not have any say in selecting who does the work. We need an independent body to set up a panel of construction companies from which home...More Button

Pyrite Remediation Programme Issues (Continued)

If the members of the Pyremco group which consists of representatives of HomeBond, the Construction Industry Federation and Roadstone choose their friends to do the work, will the Pyrite Remediatio...More Button

Property Taxation Exemptions

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the reason his Department refused to add four unfinished estates in County Wexford (details supplied) to its list of unfinished housing estates to be exempt from the local property tax; and if he w...More Button

Prison Committals

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his views on the fact that, as of March 2013, three prisoners aged 17 years were on protection in St. Patrick's Institution, Dublin, two of whom are locked up for 23 hours per day; and if he will m...More Button

Penalty Point System

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: in view of the serious implications for road safety, if he will outline the steps he has taken to deal with the allegations of widespread cancellation of fixed charge notices; and if he will make a...More Button