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Barrett, Seán

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions

Before beginning Leaders' Questions, I again appeal to those who are either asking or answering a question to adhere to the rule, which is two minutes to ask a question and three minutes to reply, ...More Button

A question, please.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Does the Deputy have a question?More Button

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Does the Deputy have a question?More Button

The Deputy is over time.More Button

Deputies, please.More Button

Deputy Martin already had his say.More Button

We are over time.More Button

I am calling Deputy Gerry Adams.More Button

I have told the Taoiseach that we are over time.More Button

I ask the Taoiseach to recognise the Chair. I have called Deputy Gerry Adams.More Button

Will Members please allow the Deputy to ask his question?More Button

We are over time.More Button

The Taoiseach has only one minute to reply. I ask Deputies to allow him to do so.More Button

The Deputy is always complaining about being interrupted. The Taoiseach should be allowed to reply.More Button

We are over time. Will the Taoiseach respect the Chair?More Button

I do not know whether people understand plain English.More Button

Hold on a moment. I reminded everybody that the rules apply to both sides of the House. If Deputies give me a chance-----More Button

I expect people to comply. Who is speaking for the Technical Group?More Button

Deputy Boyd Barrett again.More Button

I will suspend the House if Deputies will not stay quiet. I am sick to death of this. Complaint after complaint comes into my office from the public. I ask Deputies to behave. It is very easy t...More Button

Do you mind?More Button

Business of Dáil

Before proceeding to the Order of Business, I wish to bring the attention of the House to an incident which occurred during the Topical Issue debate yesterday. In the course of the debate on a mat...More Button

There is no point of order. The Deputy should please resume his seat.More Button

Resume your seat, Deputy.More Button

The Deputy will leave the House.More Button

Leave the House.More Button

Out. Leave the House.More Button

Out. The Deputy will leave the House. I was in the course of making a statement. Get out, please. Did the Deputy hear me?More Button

That is fine. I name the Deputy.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Suspension of Member

I move: "That Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn be removed from the service of the Dáil."More Button

Suspension of Member (Continued)

The Deputy is suspended from the service of the Dáil. I ask him please to leave the Chamber. I will suspend the sitting for 15 minutes. I hope when he comes back that sense will have prevailed.More Button

As the Deputy is still in the Chamber, I am suspending the sitting for half an hour.More Button

  Sitting suspended at 11.35 a.m. and resumed at 12.05 p.m.More Button

Order of Business

There are four proposals to be put to the House. Is the proposal that the Dáil shall sit later than 9 p.m. tonight and shall adjourn not later than 11.15 p.m. agreed to?More Button

I call Deputy Martin.More Button

Thank you, Deputy.More Button

Thank you, Deputy.More Button

Thank you, Deputy. I call the Taoiseach to reply.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

Is the proposal for dealing with No. a16 agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 30 agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 5 agreed to?More Button

Hold on.More Button

Would you please allow the Deputy to make his point with a short statement? Thank you.More Button

Minister, please.More Button

Minister, you will be taking an early bath if you are not careful - and you too, Deputy Dooley. The two of you are shouting at each other while I am calling on Deputy Adams. Will you settle down,...More Button

You will be getting your holidays next week, so cool down.More Button

Can Deputies stay quiet for one minute?More Button

I am now putting the question.More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with No. 5 agreed to?More Button

Please, Deputy.More Button

There is no Order of Business now.More Button

Will the Deputy, please, resume his seat?More Button

Rural Social Scheme Administration (Continued)

That completes the Topical Issue debate for today.More Button

Social Welfare Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

The following motion was moved by the Minister for Social Protection on Tuesday, 11 December 2012: More Button

I call Deputy Catherine Byrne who is sharing time with Deputies Seán Kyne and Martin Heydon.More Button

I would appreciate it if the Deputy allowed Deputy Jerry Buttimer to speak.More Button

Do you mind, Deputy? You complain about this kind of thing and then will not allow the Deputy to speak.More Button

I will not ask Deputy Mary Lou McDonald a second time. Let all Deputies speak through the Chair.More Button

The Deputy will leave if he continues to interrupt.More Button

I must ask the Deputy to complete his contribution.More Button

I call on the Minister to reply.More Button

Social Welfare Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I call Deputy Billy Kelleher who is sharing time with Deputies Éamon Ó Cuív and John Browne.More Button

The next speaker is Deputy Durkan, who is sharing time with Deputies Twomey and Keating.More Button

Will Deputies please address their remarks through the Chair?More Button

Those who are interrupting the Minister are the people who are continually complaining about matters. Will they allow the Minister to reply, without interruption?More Button

I declare the Bill to be read a Second Time in accordance with Standing Order 125(2)(i).More Button

When is it proposed to take Committee Stage?More Button

Is that agreed?More Button

Please allow Deputy Ó Snodaigh to make his point.More Button

I ask the Deputy to address his remarks through the Chair.More Button

What does the Deputy want to do?More Button

Social Welfare Bill 2012: Committee Stage

Amendments Nos. 1, 23 and 24 are related and may be discussed together.More Button