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Smith, Brendan

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
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EU Meetings

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will provide an update on the recent meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council; the issues discussed; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the proposals he put forward at the recent EU Foreign Affairs Council in relation to the serious difficulties in Ukraine; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Ministerial Dialogue

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he has discussed with the United States authorities the appointment of an ambassador; the likely timescale for such an appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Humanitarian Aid

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the total humanitarian aid provided to date for Syria and that region; the level of financial assistance being provided for 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if the failure of the international community to provide adequate humanitarian aid to Syria and that region was discussed at the recent EU Foreign Affairs Council; the commitments made by the inter...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the total humanitarian aid provided to date for the Philippines following the typhoon; the level of financial assistance being provided for 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Single Payment Scheme Appeals

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the number of applications finalised to date under single farm payment and disadvantaged areas scheme where eligible land issues arose; the number of applications awaiting finalisation; the number ...More Button

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the financial provision for agri-environment schemes in 2014; the expenditure to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the update on payments made to date under the 2013 REP scheme 4 and AEOS 1, 2 and 3; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Rural Development Programme Projects

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding the 2014-2020 rural development plan; when will the necessary submission be made to the European Union Commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding the review of disadvantaged areas as part of the new Common Agricultural Policy; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Haulage Industry

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: the outcome of discussions with British Transport Ministers and at the North-South Ministerial Council in relation to the serious difficulties facing the Irish haulage industry, particularly in the...More Button