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Kyne, Seán, Kyne, Seán

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Human Rights Issues

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if, in the context of on-going concerns about the human rights of Ugandan citizens who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transexual, his views on the need for an EU-wide approach to prevent any human r...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will report on the progress of the creation of the new Irish Human Rights Equality Commission.More Button

Public Sector Pensions Legislation

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will clarify the situation by which action on reducing or levying substantial State financed pensions is being curtailed on account of past legal interpretation which has placed pensions on a...More Button

Social Insurance Payments

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if consideration is being given to introducing an option of permitting self-employed persons to voluntarily pay the proportion of PRSI for themselves that is usually paid by employers on behalf of ...More Button

NAMA Social Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will report on the use of the National Asset Management Agency stock of housing to alleviate the problem of homelessness and on the introduction of social housing. More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if consideration has been given to introducing measures to facilitate the transfer of National Asset Management Agency owned or administered housing stock to local authorities in lieu of the non-pa...More Button

Legislative Programme

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will confirm if his Department will be drafting or publishing the heads of a Bill to address the discriminatory effects of Section 37 of the Employment Equality Act which is having a particul...More Button

Court Procedures

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 292 of 10 May 2011, if he has considered the judgement of the case pertaining to jury service by citizens who are deaf or have hearing impairments; and if meas...More Button

HSE Staff Responsibilities

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will report on the number of posts for child and family social workers that have been filled in 2012; if she will confirm the number of child and family social workers working in County Galw...More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: following approval of the new 4CMenB vaccine, which is developed by pharmaceutical company Novartis, by the European Medicines Agency, when it is envisaged the vaccine will be granted a licence for...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: when he hopes to announce the support the State will be providing to those children who have been identified by the final report of the National Narcolepsy Study Steering Committee as being adverse...More Button

Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Health: his views, in view of the increase in obesity and the associated negative health effects on the introduction of a tax on sugar sweetened beverages, some of which contain a person's entire World Hea...More Button

Calorie Posting on Menus

Asked the Minister for Health: if, in view of the increasing significance of the obesity issue, consideration will be given to introducing regulations which will make the publication of nutritional information, such as calorie a...More Button

Medicinal Products Licensing

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will report on the progress made of introducing the medical product, Sativex, which is used to treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and which has passed through all stages of the European...More Button

Railway Stations Upgrade

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will provide a report on the progress made on the new train station at Oranmore, County Galway.More Button