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Stanley, Brian

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Symphysiotomy Report

Asked the Minister for Health: the reasons for the delay in the completion of the final Walsh report into the practice of symphysiotomy and related procedures at a number of hospitals; when he expects the report to be presented;...More Button

Care Services: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

I propose to share time with Deputy Jonathan O'Brien.More Button

The budget brought forward by Fine Gael and the Labour Party on 5 December has been branded anti-family, anti-children and anti-women. The cuts to the respite care grant in particular give credenc...More Button

In July of this year the Minister of State, Deputy Kathleen Lynch, launched the national carers' strategy. This was rightly seen as a very positive step and was welcomed as such by Sinn Féin. A...More Button

This cut comes on top of a host of other cuts and charges, including a reduction in the household benefits package and the imposition of the unjust family home tax. The pain of these attacks wil...More Button

I take this opportunity to highlight the plight of a constituent of mine in Laois called Teresa. As a full-time carer to two uncles who are blind she receives an income of €306 per week. One of...More Button

It is within the gift of the Government to retain the full respite care grant. Sinn Féin put forward a range of alternatives in advance of the budget. Our proposal for wealth taxes, for example...More Button

Care Services: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

I ask the Government to do the honourable thing. It should reverse the heartless cut, reinstate the full respite grant and help people who are in dire straits but who are providing a great service...More Button

The rates are set in London.More Button

The rates are set here.More Button

Legislative Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to progress the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button