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Stanley, Brian

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Financial Resolution No. 3: Value-Added Tax (Continued)

The increase is too severe. A rate of 13.5% for hotels is fair enough as we all are aware that hotels, not only in this city but also in large towns and other cities throughout the State, have inc...More Button

Fine Gael is supposed to be the party of small business. Is it the party of big business because small businesses are taking a hit? What we, in Sinn Féin, are saying clearly is that going to a ...More Button

Passport Applications Fees

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if the standard fee for passports for persons who have been employed and self-employed for over four decades here will be waived; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Citizenship Applications

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if the charge is the same for citizenship for persons who apply from outside the EU.More Button

HSE Properties

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to upgrade the HSE facilities at Erkina House, Rathdowney, County Laois. More Button

Patient Transfers

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to plans to transfer the patients of Erkina House, Rathdowney, County Laois to other facilities; and the consultation that has taken place with the patients or their...More Button

Medicinal Products

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding the case of a person (details supplied) to whom medicinal cannabis has been recommended here and in another EU state as being beneficial but which practitioners here are refu...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the progress being made to deal with the difficulties in having medicinal cannabis prescribed for patients in cases in which this is recommended; if the matter will be discussed with the Medical Co...More Button