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Harris, Simon

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Seanad Referendum

Asked the Taoiseach: his plans to hold a referendum to abolish Seanad Éireann.More Button

Seanad Referendum (Continued)

I very much welcome the advancement of a Seanad referendum, which was a commitment the Taoiseach personally, and both parties in government, gave in advance of the election and I am pleased to see ...More Button

The Taoiseach spoke about the establishment of a referendum commission. It is important that the commission is up and running at an early stage but considering the number of referenda this Gover...More Button

The Taoiseach stated also that Government will comply with the various judgments from the courts. I welcome that but has the Government any intention to consider legislative or potential constit...More Button

On the issue of electoral reform being considered by the Constitutional Convention, obviously, if there is only one House the way this House is elected comes under even greater scrutiny. What is...More Button

On the day the Taoiseach finishes the last official event of the Irish Presidency of the European Council, and I congratulate him and the Government on a very successful Presidency, he is in a re...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Administration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the measures that have been taken to ensure that the delays encountered by students applying for the third level grant have been rectified; the additional resources that have been allocated; and if...More Button