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Nulty, Patrick

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business (Continued)

I have asked the Taoiseach several times and he has yet to give me a date as to when the Government will bring forward a commitment to provide for a statutory right to collective bargaining, which ...More Button

Budget Consultation Process

Asked the Minister for Finance: the organisations he met in the preparation for budget 2013; the organisations that sought a meeting but had their request declined; and the reason for these decisions. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the organisations she met on a bilateral basis in the preparation for budget 2013; the organisations that sought a meeting but had their request declined; and the reason for these decisions. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the organisations he met in the preparation for Budget 2013; the organisations that sought a meeting but had their request declined; and the reason for these decisions. More Button

Education and Training Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the steps that are in place to provide education or training places for taxi drivers looking to leave the industry.More Button

Schools Guidance Counsellors

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he has responded to the postcard campaign of a school (details supplied) in Dublin 15 against changes to guidance counselling provision in post primary education; and if he will meet the group c...More Button

Social Welfare Code Review

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her plans to proceed with changes to eligibility to the lone parents payment in view of the fact that the Scandinavian model of child care is not in place here. More Button

Back to Work Allowance Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if entering the taxi industry qualifies for support under the back to enterprise allowance; and if so, the reason this continues to be the case.More Button

Arts Council Funding

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if he will ensure that cuts to funding to the Arts Council will be minimized in Budget 2013; if he recognises that the arts have already been cut by over 25% in recent years; his views on whether f...More Button

Renewable Energy Generation Issues

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: his views on delays in building out grid to facilitate the construction of wind farms; his views on whether it is necessary to extend the deadline for the REFIT 2 support scheme beyond 2015; and wh...More Button

Waste Management Regulations

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the date on which the programme for Government commitment to introduce a national waiver scheme for waste collection services will be implemented. More Button

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Issues

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if sufficient Garda presence will be provided to police the upcoming OSCE conference on 5 December without impacting on normal operational policing presence.More Button

Services for People with Disabilities

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure that there are no further cuts in funding for Prosper Fingal in view of the vital services they provide to persons with intellectual disabilities; if his attention has been drawn ...More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: the position regarding the commitment he gave to the members of Sufferers of Unique Narcolepsy Disorder that a paper would be put to Government urgently which would propose a package of supports to...More Button

Health Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: in relation to services and supports for persons with neurological conditions, if he will take action along the lines identified by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland to continue to invest in the...More Button

Taxi Regulations

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the reason he has refused to meet the Taxi Alliance-TTNH despite its request for a meeting. More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the reason students on stamp 2 visas are permitted to sit the taxi drivers exam despite their visa prohibiting them from engaging in self-employment under the terms of their visa.More Button