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Ryan, Richie

Thursday, 16 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 5

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Civil Service Pension Requirement.

asked the Minister for Finance why civil service pensioners are required on a day at the end of each quarter to complete a declaration of entitlement to pension at a specified rate and of the date ...More Button

Will the Minister give an assurance that amongst the modifications he will make will be the removal of the requirement that a man over 65 years of age must make a solemn statutory declaration four ...More Button

It is being modified for him.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Road Tar Specification.

asked the Minister for Local Government whether he is satisfied that the road tar specification B. S.S.76/1943 is adequate for modern roads; if he will amend the specification as has been done in o...More Button

Is the Minister aware that a new specification was made in Britain in 1965? Is he further aware that the British Tar Association have said that tar containing or made from Segas or CWG had not got...More Button

I suggest the Minister should make inquiries. It is not being made in accordance with the specification.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Housing Loans.

asked the Minister for Local Government if he will state with reference to a reply of 3rd May last what evidence Dublin County Council have that they determined several years ago not to grant loans...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Coolock (Dublin) Housing Grant.

asked the Minister for Local Government whether a housing grant was paid in respect of 20 Bóthar Measc, Coolock, Dublin; if so, when; and when his Department will furnish to Dublin Corporati...More Button

Did the Minister say “July, 1965”?More Button

My supplementary arising out of the Minister's inaudible reply is: “Was that notification sent to Dublin Corporation in July, 1965?”More Button

The Minister asserts he gave a reply and we are prepared to accept that.More Button

The Minister uttered sounds which to me might have amounted to a statement that notification was sent to Dublin Corporation in July, 1965.More Button

I am asking again did I understand the Minister correctly as saying that notification was issued in July, 1965?More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button

Is the Minister saying that the note was issued to Dublin Corporation in July 1965?More Button

Is the Minister aware that Dublin Corporation notified the applicant in question on several occasions that notice had not been received by them from the Department of Local Government?More Button

It is now put right?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Footwear Sizes.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce whether Ireland is participating in the OECD discussions on the standardisation of sizes in footwear; if he is aware of the difficulty which many person...More Button