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Harrington, Noel

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Financial Resolution No. 15: General (Resumed)

I wish to share time with Deputies Twomey and Kyne.More Button

I welcome the opportunity to speak on what has been a very difficult budget. It has been one of the most challenging budgetary processes this country has experienced. It goes without saying that ...More Button

There is less agreement, however, on how that environment needs to be created. Making work more attractive as an option is a way with which I agree. It is interesting to note that Sinn Féin, wi...More Button

Similarly, investors and entrepreneurs need one measure more than any other – stability. Even in a poor economic environment, a predictable and stable State provides the basis to create jobs. W...More Button

A second challenge we need to address is debt, both national and personal. Again, it was an issue not referred to by earlier speakers. Even if our bank debt was struck out, our borrowing requir...More Button

No one in this House should be satisfied, content or smug about the situation in which we find ourselves or how and when we will recover. It is the people who work every day of the week and on w...More Button

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding single area payment for 2010, 2011 and 2012 in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button