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Barrett, Seán

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions

We cannot display election pamphlets in the Chamber.More Button

Perhaps we could have the Minister's reply without interruptions.More Button

We do not want any comments on what the Minister is saying. Will Deputies please let him finish?More Button

Would you stay quiet, Deputy?More Button

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

We are over time.More Button

Perhaps Deputy Calleary will ask a question instead.More Button

We do not display leaflets.More Button

We do not display leaflets in the Chamber. It is a long tradition. I ask the Minister to finish; we are over time.More Button

I will not tolerate shouting from either side of the Chamber. I am giving Members plenty notice. I call Deputy McDonald without interruption.More Button

I call the Minister without interruption.More Button

I ask Deputy Finian McGrath to sit down please.More Button

Deputy McGrath should sit down. You were at this the other day. You are trying to get yourself thrown out again but I am not going to satisfy you. Sit down and do not be making a show of yourself.More Button

The Deputy will not be thrown out.More Button

Answer Deputy McDonald's question, please.More Button

This is impossible and I am getting fed up with it. Minister, please answer the question and let us get on with the business. Deputies, please stay quiet.More Button

Stay quiet.More Button

There is a tradition in the House that we address Members by their title. I ask people to do that.More Button

I have been reminded that it is, in fact, a Standing Order.More Button

Only Deputy Pringle is asking questions.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

There are six proposals to be put to the House. Is the proposal that the Dáil shall sit later than 5.45 p.m. tonight and shall adjourn on the conclusion of Topical Issues, and the sitting shall be...More Button

I am sorry, we cannot have a debate.More Button

Government business is set by the Government.More Button

We cannot amend it. The Deputy can object to the proposal as she is doing. If there is a majority in favour of that objection, then the business can be changed. It is my business to put the ques...More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with No. 6 agreed to? Agreed.

  The time has expired for the Order of Business, therefore, I am obliged to move on.More Button

Education (Welfare) (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012: First Stage

Is the Bill opposed?More Button

Since this is a Private Members' Bill, Second Stage must, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members' time.More Button

Would the Deputy mind addressing the Chair? I ask him to resume his seat.More Button

Will the Deputy resume his seat?More Button

Education (Welfare) (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012: First Stage (Continued)

If Deputy Flanagan sits down I will call him.More Button

Please sit down and I will call you. Let me make it quite clear that when the time for the Order of Business expires, it is my job to proceed with the business. I was doing so, and in the middle ...More Button

What is the Deputy's point of order?More Button

Please allow the Deputy to make his point of order. Please proceed, Deputy.More Button

Please proceed, Deputy.More Button

Will the Deputy please proceed?More Button

Please proceed.More Button

That is not a point of order.More Button

Excuse me, Deputy, please sit down.More Button

Please be seated. I did not make any-----More Button

Please sit down.More Button

I am going to suspend the sitting.More Button

  Sitting suspended at 11.32 a.m. and resumed at 11.37 a.m.More Button

Before recommending business, I want to repeat what I stated prior to suspending the sitting. I did not in any article mention any Deputy in relation to his or her dress code.More Button

Personal Apology by Minister

I understand that the Minister, Deputy Rabbitte, wishes to correct the record.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 15: General (Resumed)

I call on the Taoiseach to speak on to the motion.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 15: General (Resumed) (Continued)

I call Deputy Ó Cuív, who is sharing time with Deputy Troy. As we are due to adjourn at 4.30 p.m. and you have 12 minutes, Deputy Ó Cuív, you will probably bring us to the adjournment and Deputy T...More Button

Report of the Expert Group on the Judgment in the A, B and C v. Ireland Case: Statements (Resumed) (Continued)

Allow the Deputy to speak.More Button

Deputy McDonald has two minutes remaining.More Button

While the colleagues on the list before me do not appear to have arrived, Deputy Catherine Murphy is in the Chamber and I will call on her. The Deputy has 15 minutes.More Button