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Pringle, Thomas

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Budget Statement 2021 (Continued)

Budget 2021 has been developed and delivered under the threat of a no-deal Brexit as well as the added risk of Covid-19 and its impacts on our health, livelihoods and economy, not to mention the cl...More Button

It is laughable to listen to Fianna Fáil Members talk about the state of our housing and rental sectors as if they are innocent bystanders. We are in this crisis because of the policies of Fianna ...More Button

It is also amazing to hear the Government talk about the impact of high insurance costs on businesses when it is something that Opposition Deputies have been raising for years now. Before the Co...More Button

There are a number of other issues that I will explore in tomorrow's speech. This is a disappointing budget from a haphazard Government. As Seamus Heaney said, "Anyone with gumption and a sharp...More Button

Disability Allowance

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her plans to recognise fibromyalgia as a condition under which sufferers are entitled to the disability allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Third Level Education

Asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: the reason a person (details supplied) cannot continue their course in further education online; the plans to introduce online classes for education and training board-run courses in a college and ...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the fact that members of the Covid-19 Expert Panel on Nursing Homes may have worked in institutions that have been involved in cases of mismanagement of incidences of Covid-19 outbreak...More Button