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Sargent, Trevor

Wednesday, 18 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 559 Nbr. 6


Ceisteanna – Questions. - Strategic Management Initiative.

Is rud fiúntach é ath-bhreithniú a dhéanamh ar aon straitéis bainistíochta ach taobh amuigh de chúrsaí costais agus riaracháin, at&aac...More Button

Cén tionchar atá ag an SMI, ina Roinn féin ach go háirithe, ar an gceist seo? Roimhe seo bhíodh an dá theanga taobh le taobh in aon cháipéis ...More Button

Ceisteanna – Questions. - EU Summits.

Yesterday the Taoiseach described the Copenhagen summit as “truly historic”. Did he have an opportunity openly at the summit to discuss what is historic for the nuclear industry or on the sidelines...More Button

The convention on the future of Europe is probably even more historic. In advance of his meeting with the president of the convention, will the Taoiseach facilitate a briefing of the other particip...More Button

Ceisteanna – Questions. - Oireachtas Reform.

Asked the Taoiseach: the proposals the Government has for reform of Dáil Éireann; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Will the Taoiseach speed up the issue of Dáil reform and ensure that this House is made more accountable? The reinstatement of his own presence here on Thursdays would be one indication of h...More Button

—are left without accommodation. We do not have accommodation based on our numbers and I ask that this would be dealt with urgently.More Button

Can we use her office?More Button

She could open up more offices.More Button

Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

First, may I take this opportunity to wish you a peaceful and green Christmas, and a more sustainable and equitable 2003. Ba mhaith liom beannachtaí a ghabáil leat agus le gach Ball d...More Button

I seek to move the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss an issue of urgent national importance, which has already been raised and on which I take it there will be wides...More Button

Order of Business.

The timing being proposed in No. 1 on the Order of Business would seem quite farcical to people outside this House. This so-called later sitting is ridiculous given that the House is adjourned for ...More Button

This Bill will not deal with the crisis, and it is ironic that it is being rushed through before Christmas because it represents one hell of a Christmas gift to the builders and to those already ma...More Button

As has been stated, completing this Bill in such a fashion today will not help to address the serious crisis in housing. It will simply provide more opportunity for profiteering and put housing fur...More Button

January is the time to discuss this issue, not today. We do not have enough time to debate it today.More Button

There is no reason we should not reconvene earlier in January. There is a large amount of legislation and many crises to deal with, of which housing is but one. Returning in mid-January is not too ...More Button

Written Answers. - Census Report.

Asked the Taoiseach: the findings of the Preliminary Report on the 2002 Census; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Information Society Action Plan.

Asked the Taoiseach: the reason for the 40% cut in funding to the Central Statistics Office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Statistical Yearbook.

Asked the Taoiseach: his views on the Central Statistic Office's Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2002 published on 20 November 2002.More Button

Written Answers. - Third Level Staff.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the DCU disciplinary statutes were enacted without consultation with the union, contrary to the provisions of the Universities Act, 1997; and his vi...More Button

Written Answers. - Playground Facilities.

Asked the Minister for Health and Children: if he will report on progress to ensure children have access to nearby playgrounds.More Button