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Business of Dáil (Continued)

Friday, 11 July 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 848 No. 2

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An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt We will deal with that matter later.

Deputy Billy Timmins: Information on Billy Timmins Zoom on Billy Timmins I would like you to respond now, not later.

Deputy Paul Kehoe: Information on Paul Kehoe Zoom on Paul Kehoe To respond to the Deputy's point, if he talks to his party leader or party Whip, they might be able to advise if there is an opportunity-----

Deputy Billy Timmins: Information on Billy Timmins Zoom on Billy Timmins I take that as an invitation from the Whips of the other groups to attend meetings of the Whips from here on.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt Please, Deputy.

Deputy Billy Timmins: Information on Billy Timmins Zoom on Billy Timmins When the others do turn up, I hope the Minister of State will not close the door on us.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt The Minister of State has the floor.

Deputy Paul Kehoe: Information on Paul Kehoe Zoom on Paul Kehoe When the Deputy puts himself into a position-----

A Deputy: Who is the Whip, Billy?

Deputy Paul Kehoe: Information on Paul Kehoe Zoom on Paul Kehoe I do not want to be dragged-----

Deputy Billy Timmins: Information on Billy Timmins Zoom on Billy Timmins And we do not want an announcement from the Taoiseach.

Deputy Michael Ring: Information on Michael Ring Zoom on Michael Ring He wants you back, Billy.

Deputy Billy Timmins: Information on Billy Timmins Zoom on Billy Timmins It would be more generous of him not to put-----

Deputy Timmy Dooley: Information on Timmy Dooley Zoom on Timmy Dooley This is great fun.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt Order, please. We are dealing with a proposal from the Minister of State.

Deputy Paul Kehoe: Information on Paul Kehoe Zoom on Paul Kehoe To address members of the Opposition, we are basing the time schedule on precedent. When reshuffles took place previously, the same amount of time was allocated.

(Interruptions).

Deputy Mattie McGrath: Information on Mattie McGrath Zoom on Mattie McGrath Garth Brooks will be here before we know it.

Deputy Paul Kehoe: Information on Paul Kehoe Zoom on Paul Kehoe I assure Deputies opposite that I will prioritise the allocation of time to enable the new Ministers to outline the policy direction to be taken in their respective Departments. It would be more appropriate for each Minister to outline his or her policies and priorities.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt We have a proposal-----

Deputy Micheál Martin: Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin On a point of order-----

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Michael Kitt Zoom on Michael Kitt No, I am sorry, Deputy, but I cannot take a point of order.

Question put: "That No. 12a be agreed to."

The Dáil divided: Tá, 76; Níl, 40.

Níl
Information on James Bannon  Zoom on James Bannon  Bannon, James. Information on Thomas P. Broughan  Zoom on Thomas P. Broughan  Broughan, Thomas P.
Information on Tom Barry  Zoom on Tom Barry  Barry, Tom. Information on John Browne  Zoom on John Browne  Browne, John.
Information on Pat Breen  Zoom on Pat Breen  Breen, Pat. Information on Dara Calleary  Zoom on Dara Calleary  Calleary, Dara.
Information on Ray Butler  Zoom on Ray Butler  Butler, Ray. Information on Joan Collins  Zoom on Joan Collins  Collins, Joan.
Information on Jerry Buttimer  Zoom on Jerry Buttimer  Buttimer, Jerry. Information on Niall Collins  Zoom on Niall Collins  Collins, Niall.
Information on Catherine Byrne  Zoom on Catherine Byrne  Byrne, Catherine. Information on Michael Colreavy  Zoom on Michael Colreavy  Colreavy, Michael.
Information on Eric J. Byrne  Zoom on Eric J. Byrne  Byrne, Eric. Information on Ruth Coppinger  Zoom on Ruth Coppinger  Coppinger, Ruth.
Information on Ciarán Cannon  Zoom on Ciarán Cannon  Cannon, Ciarán. Information on Barry Cowen  Zoom on Barry Cowen  Cowen, Barry.
Information on Joe Carey  Zoom on Joe Carey  Carey, Joe. Information on Lucinda Creighton  Zoom on Lucinda Creighton  Creighton, Lucinda.
Information on Paudie Coffey  Zoom on Paudie Coffey  Coffey, Paudie. Information on Clare Daly  Zoom on Clare Daly  Daly, Clare.
Information on Áine Collins  Zoom on Áine Collins  Collins, Áine. Information on Pearse Doherty  Zoom on Pearse Doherty  Doherty, Pearse.
Information on Michael Conaghan  Zoom on Michael Conaghan  Conaghan, Michael. Information on Stephen Donnelly  Zoom on Stephen Donnelly  Donnelly, Stephen S.
Information on Sean Conlan  Zoom on Sean Conlan  Conlan, Seán. Information on Timmy Dooley  Zoom on Timmy Dooley  Dooley, Timmy.
Information on Paul Connaughton  Zoom on Paul Connaughton  Connaughton, Paul J. Information on Dessie Ellis  Zoom on Dessie Ellis  Ellis, Dessie.
Information on Ciara Conway  Zoom on Ciara Conway  Conway, Ciara. Information on Martin Ferris  Zoom on Martin Ferris  Ferris, Martin.
Information on Noel Coonan  Zoom on Noel Coonan  Coonan, Noel. Information on John Halligan  Zoom on John Halligan  Halligan, John.
Information on Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Zoom on Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Corcoran Kennedy, Marcella. Information on Joe Higgins  Zoom on Joe Higgins  Higgins, Joe.
Information on Joe Costello  Zoom on Joe Costello  Costello, Joe. Information on Colm Keaveney  Zoom on Colm Keaveney  Keaveney, Colm.
Information on John Deasy  Zoom on John Deasy  Deasy, John. Information on Billy Kelleher  Zoom on Billy Kelleher  Kelleher, Billy.
Information on Jimmy Deenihan  Zoom on Jimmy Deenihan  Deenihan, Jimmy. Information on Seamus Kirk  Zoom on Seamus Kirk  Kirk, Seamus.
Information on Patrick Deering  Zoom on Patrick Deering  Deering, Pat. Information on Michael Kitt  Zoom on Michael Kitt  Kitt, Michael P.
Information on Regina Doherty  Zoom on Regina Doherty  Doherty, Regina. Information on Michael Lowry  Zoom on Michael Lowry  Lowry, Michael.
Information on Robert Dowds  Zoom on Robert Dowds  Dowds, Robert. Information on Pádraig MacLochlainn  Zoom on Pádraig MacLochlainn  Mac Lochlainn, Pádraig.
Information on Andrew Doyle  Zoom on Andrew Doyle  Doyle, Andrew. Information on Finian McGrath  Zoom on Finian McGrath  McGrath, Finian.
Information on Bernard Durkan  Zoom on Bernard Durkan  Durkan, Bernard J. Information on Mattie McGrath  Zoom on Mattie McGrath  McGrath, Mattie.
Information on Damien English  Zoom on Damien English  English, Damien. Information on John McGuinness  Zoom on John McGuinness  McGuinness, John.
Information on Alan Farrell  Zoom on Alan Farrell  Farrell, Alan. Information on Sandra McLellan  Zoom on Sandra McLellan  McLellan, Sandra.
Information on Frank Feighan  Zoom on Frank Feighan  Feighan, Frank. Information on Micheál Martin  Zoom on Micheál Martin  Martin, Micheál.
Information on Anne Ferris  Zoom on Anne Ferris  Ferris, Anne. Information on Peter Mathews  Zoom on Peter Mathews  Mathews, Peter.
Information on Eamon Gilmore  Zoom on Eamon Gilmore  Gilmore, Eamon. Information on Michael Moynihan  Zoom on Michael Moynihan  Moynihan, Michael.
Information on Brendan Griffin  Zoom on Brendan Griffin  Griffin, Brendan. Information on Catherine Murphy  Zoom on Catherine Murphy  Murphy, Catherine.
Information on Dominic Hannigan  Zoom on Dominic Hannigan  Hannigan, Dominic. Information on Seán Ó Fearghaíl  Zoom on Seán Ó Fearghaíl  Ó Fearghaíl, Seán.
Information on Noel Harrington  Zoom on Noel Harrington  Harrington, Noel. Information on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  Zoom on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  Ó Snodaigh, Aengus.
Information on Simon Harris  Zoom on Simon Harris  Harris, Simon. Information on Jonathan O'Brien  Zoom on Jonathan O'Brien  O'Brien, Jonathan.
Information on Tom Hayes  Zoom on Tom Hayes  Hayes, Tom. Information on Shane P.N. Ross  Zoom on Shane P.N. Ross  Ross, Shane.
Information on Martin Heydon  Zoom on Martin Heydon  Heydon, Martin. Information on Róisín Shortall  Zoom on Róisín Shortall  Shortall, Róisín.
Information on Phil Hogan  Zoom on Phil Hogan  Hogan, Phil. Information on Brendan Smith  Zoom on Brendan Smith  Smith, Brendan.
Information on Derek Keating  Zoom on Derek Keating  Keating, Derek. Information on Billy Timmins  Zoom on Billy Timmins  Timmins, Billy.
Information on Seán Kenny  Zoom on Seán Kenny  Kenny, Seán. Information on Robert Troy  Zoom on Robert Troy  Troy, Robert.
Information on Seán Kyne  Zoom on Seán Kyne  Kyne, Seán. Information on Mick Wallace  Zoom on Mick Wallace  Wallace, Mick.
Information on Anthony Lawlor  Zoom on Anthony Lawlor  Lawlor, Anthony.  
Information on John Lyons  Zoom on John Lyons  Lyons, John.  
Information on Michael McCarthy  Zoom on Michael McCarthy  McCarthy, Michael.  
Information on Gabrielle McFadden  Zoom on Gabrielle McFadden  McFadden, Gabrielle.  
Information on Dinny McGinley  Zoom on Dinny McGinley  McGinley, Dinny.  
Information on Joe McHugh  Zoom on Joe McHugh  McHugh, Joe.  
Information on Michael McNamara  Zoom on Michael McNamara  McNamara, Michael.  
Information on Eamonn Maloney  Zoom on Eamonn Maloney  Maloney, Eamonn.  
Information on Mary Mitchell O'Connor  Zoom on Mary Mitchell O'Connor  Mitchell O'Connor, Mary.  
Information on Michelle Mulherin  Zoom on Michelle Mulherin  Mulherin, Michelle.  
Information on Dara Murphy  Zoom on Dara Murphy  Murphy, Dara.  
Information on Eoghan Murphy  Zoom on Eoghan Murphy  Murphy, Eoghan.  
Information on Dan Neville  Zoom on Dan Neville  Neville, Dan.  
Information on Derek Nolan  Zoom on Derek Nolan  Nolan, Derek.  
Information on Aodhán Ó Ríordáin  Zoom on Aodhán Ó Ríordáin  Ó Ríordáin, Aodhán.  
Information on Kieran O'Donnell  Zoom on Kieran O'Donnell  O'Donnell, Kieran.  
Information on Patrick O'Donovan  Zoom on Patrick O'Donovan  O'Donovan, Patrick.  
Information on Fergus O'Dowd  Zoom on Fergus O'Dowd  O'Dowd, Fergus.  
Information on John O'Mahony  Zoom on John O'Mahony  O'Mahony, John.  
Information on Joe O'Reilly  Zoom on Joe O'Reilly  O'Reilly, Joe.  
Information on John Perry  Zoom on John Perry  Perry, John.  
Information on Ann Phelan  Zoom on Ann Phelan  Phelan, Ann.  
Information on John Paul Phelan  Zoom on John Paul Phelan  Phelan, John Paul.  
Information on Ruairí Quinn  Zoom on Ruairí Quinn  Quinn, Ruairí.  
Information on Pat Rabbitte  Zoom on Pat Rabbitte  Rabbitte, Pat.  
Information on Michael Ring  Zoom on Michael Ring  Ring, Michael.  
Information on Brendan Ryan  Zoom on Brendan Ryan  Ryan, Brendan.  
Information on Alan Shatter  Zoom on Alan Shatter  Shatter, Alan.  
Information on Seán Sherlock  Zoom on Seán Sherlock  Sherlock, Sean.  
Information on Arthur Spring  Zoom on Arthur Spring  Spring, Arthur.  
Information on Emmet Stagg  Zoom on Emmet Stagg  Stagg, Emmet.  
Information on David Stanton  Zoom on David Stanton  Stanton, David.  
Information on Joanna Tuffy  Zoom on Joanna Tuffy  Tuffy, Joanna.  
Information on Liam Twomey  Zoom on Liam Twomey  Twomey, Liam.  
Information on Jack Wall  Zoom on Jack Wall  Wall, Jack.  
Information on Brian Walsh  Zoom on Brian Walsh  Walsh, Brian.  

Tellers: Tá, Deputies Emmet Stagg and Joe Carey; Níl, Deputies Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Seán Ó Fearghaíl.

Question declared carried.

  Sitting suspended at 1.25 p.m. and resumed at 1.40 p.m.


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