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Stagg, Emmet

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 Nbr. 4


Private Members' Business. - Community Employment Schemes: Motion.

What about cohesion in the labour market?More Button

I am still here, it is still my day.More Button

One would think the Government was extending it rather than axing it.More Button

Those are crocodile tears.More Button

On a point of order, on foot of the Ceann Comhairle's ruling today, can the Minister of State circulate his script?More Button

The Ceann Comhairle ruled today that a Minister is entitled to read a script if he or she circulates it in advance.More Button

According to the Ceann Comhairle today, it is a discourtesy to the House.More Button

The Minister of State should give us his own thoughts.More Button

The worst form of exploitation.More Button

Cheap labour.More Button

The Tánaiste, Deputy Harney, leader of the Progressive Democrats, has decided to abolish the community employment schemes operated by FÁS. On her watch, the numbers employed on the sc...More Button

The Tánaiste has more than one string to her bow in seeking a pool of cheap labour. The other instrument she is using to a large extent is the importation of large numbers of non-national wo...More Button

I live among them and know their fears and the exploitation. They are packed into expensive, overcrowded tenements. In short, they are grossly exploited and abused. Now, 5,000 CE workers are to be ...More Button

Where are the caring voices among the Fianna Fáil party? As usual, they will cry crocodile tears on local radio and in local papers for the axed FÁS schemes and turn up in the House t...More Button

In my constituency, the axe on the FÁS CE schemes has fallen in a brutal manner. In Clane, Leixlip and Celbridge, the axing has been received with a sense of shock and despair by the organi...More Button

The workers and trainees on CE schemes in my constituency are special people. They were left out and left behind. They had a semblance of dignity and purpose restored to them by the CE schemes and ...More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Costs.

Asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: further to Parliamentary Question No. 257 of 26 June 2002, the additional costs which have arisen from the obligations on his Department in relation to the adoption by the Government in July 2000 o...More Button