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Smith, Brendan

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Good Friday Agreement

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the outcome of discussions to date with the British Foreign Secretary and with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in respect of the need for a post-Article 50 agreement between Britain and...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the outcome of discussions with the British Foreign Secretary and with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in respect of access to the Court of Justice of the European Union and other guara...More Button

It is absolutely essential that the British Government honours all its commitments on human rights, as provided for under the Good Friday Agreement. The outcome of Brexit must in no way diminish t...More Button

I thank the Minister for his positive response and his own personal commitment to safeguarding those provisions in the Good Friday Agreement. I am glad he referred to paragraph 10 of the Good Frid...More Button

That was a positive measure in the Good Friday Agreement and we can now see how important it was to have it there. What consideration is being given at present to putting in place such a structu...More Button

We are all well aware that since 1998, the Westminster Parliament has made no progress in preparing a bill of rights for the North. I presume that a bill of rights would be essential if we were to...More Button

Good Friday Agreement (Continued)

Obviously, a difficult situation would emerge if the new structures were not in place at the time Brexit actually happens.More Button

Gender Equality

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: her views on recent correspondence (details supplied); her plans to introduce legislation regarding these issues; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Garda Stations

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if a project will proceed to the next stage (details supplied); the timescale for construction to commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Disability Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will give consideration to requests in correspondence (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the concern of parents regarding long delays in having assessments and services pr...More Button

Road Projects

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if funding will be provided in 2017 to Transport Infrastructure Ireland to progress a road project (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if specific funding will be allocated by his Department in view of the upgrading of a road in 2017 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

IDA Ireland Supports

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the progress made by the State's industrial promotion agencies in attracting a replacement industry to a town (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button