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Higgins, Joe

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Rent Supplement Scheme Payments

Why does the Government not build social housing?More Button

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

SUSI is a disaster.More Button

Public Sector Allowances Review (Continued)

The capitalist press, notably the sections owned by tax avoiding billionaire exiles, regularly uses the anachronistic nature of many allowances to ridicule, undermine and treat with contempt public...More Button

IFSC Clearing House Group

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of times officials from his Department have attended Clearing House Group meetings; and the issues that were discussed.More Button

IFSC Clearing House Group (Continued)

Does the Taoiseach not find it extraordinary that what is essentially an arm of the Government is an institutionalised conduit for the world's financiers and financial speculators to have a decisiv...More Button

-----one of which is dedicated to dealing with the participation of hedge funds - including vulture capitalists - which have wreaked enormous damage internationally as a result of their speculation...More Button

The big banking and financial institutions to which the Taoiseach referred and to which he is willing to concede such influence are precisely those operating in the financial markets about which ...More Button

They should be taken into public ownership and under democratic control.More Button

  Written Answers follow Adjournment.More Button

Tax Collection

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of tax cases in the following bands (details supplied) that are composed of individual earners as opposed to couples.More Button

Tax Collection Forecasts

Asked the Minister for Finance: the current average effective rate of tax including PRSI and universal social charge of persons earning within the bands (details supplied) and the amount of additional revenue that would be collec...More Button

Household Charge Collection

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the position regarding the properties registered for the household charge to date; the number that have been registered by persons who registered two or more properties and the number of persons th...More Button