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Kitt, Michael, Kitt, Michael P.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Funding for Disability Services: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

I commend Deputy Billy Kelleher on tabling the motion and support his call for the Government to provide funding and services necessary to honour its commitment to people with disabilities. As Dep...More Button

We propose that disability services be ring-fenced from any cut. It is a good starting point. As a Deputy from the west of Ireland, I met with organisations such as the Brothers of Charity, Wes...More Button

Ability West is an organisation that has provided services for 50 years to children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the west. It was previously known as the Galway County Associatio...More Button

Other Deputies referred to the question of people leaving school. Ability West responded to 33 people leaving school this year. There were only 14 rehabilitative training places and the remaini...More Button

We are concerned at cutbacks to the budgets for personal assistants and special needs provision. Children have lost special needs assistants and there is a major issue in respect of students lea...More Button

Budget Statement 2013 (Continued)

Order, please.More Button

Deputy Michael McGrath, without interruption.More Button

Order. Deputy Sean Fleming has the floor.More Button

Deputies Pearse Doherty and Mary Lou McDonald who are sharing time. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 6: Income Tax

Twenty minutes have been allocated for this segment.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 6: Income Tax (Continued)

The Tánaiste, without interruption.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 9: Income Tax (Continued)

I call Deputy McCarthy, and then Deputy Kevin Humphreys.More Button

Deputy McCarthy has the floor.More Button

Order.More Button

Deputy Kevin Humphreys without interruption.More Button

Could we please have some respect for the speaker? I call Deputy Ciarán Lynch.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Deputy Donnelly has the floor.More Button

Please calm down. Deputy Donnelly has just a few minutes left.More Button

I call on the Tánaiste to reply and can we please have silence from other Deputies?More Button

Please, Deputy.More Button

Please.More Button

Please now, we are almost out of time.More Button

As the time allowed for the debate has expired, I must put the question in accordance with the order of the Dáil of this day.More Button

  Question, "That Financial Resolutions Nos. 7 to 9, inclusive, be agreed to", put and declared carried.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 14: Capital Acquisitions Tax

Yes, the Minister has moved them all.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 14: Capital Acquisitions Tax (Continued)

I ask Deputy Broughan to speak to the financial resolutions.More Button

The general debate on the budget will take place tomorrow.More Button

Please allow Deputy Broughan to continue without interruption.More Button

I ask Deputy Broughan to conclude.More Button

Deputy Broughan has the floor.More Button

I am in the Chair.More Button