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Tully, James

Wednesday, 29 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 10

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Benefit for Dockers.

This is another example of the anti-worker type of legislation——More Button

It has been there since 1952.More Button

The Taoiseach might attack those who are in the House and not attack those who are dead and gone. It is untrue that Deputy Norton was responsible for this. This Government were responsible for it...More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button

Would the Minister be able to say is he satisfied that it is in order for his Department to deprive workers who are employed by an Irish firm in Ireland from receiving unemployment benefit because ...More Button

British Railways are incorporated in this country as a separate company.More Button

You have a Bill before the House now.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Eligibility for Unemployment Benefit.

That is not correct.More Button

That is not correct. That was denied in this House before.More Button

Attack somebody who is here if you want but leave the late Deputy Norton out.More Button

It is a standing regulation.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Rents of Land Commission Tenants.

Fifty per cent— 100 per cent.More Button

That is a new idea with the Minister.More Button

It has increased by 100 per cent to local people and the Minister cannot deny that.More Button

I can give evidence of that to the Minister.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Housing of Prison Staff.

asked the Minister for Justice the number of houses attached to each prison in the country, giving the number unoccupied and the reason why they are not tenanted by prison staff who require accommo...More Button

Would I be in order in congratulating the Minister on moving so fast——More Button

——after the question had been tabled? It was not the Minister's fault. As soon as he knew the position, he moved.More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button

Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 1966: Second Stage (resumed).

That is not true.More Button

You know nothing about it. You are making a statement to the House that you cannot back up with facts. If you can, put them on the record of the House. They are the best employers, and they have ...More Button

That is an attack on trade union officials.More Button

“Alarmed” is not the word.More Button

Trade unions are not handed down from father to son.More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button

What about the people in the paper mills?More Button

If you will make the appointment, I will go with you.More Button

I understand that there was a Whip's agreement that the debate would conclude at 4.30 p.m. Are we now to take it that promises are to be made and words of honour given and not carried out?More Button

When the workers refuse to accept something, it is right to bring in legislation, but if the employers are not reasonable, it is not right?More Button

Does the Leas-Cheann Comhairle not remember a previous occasion when something like this happened and when the Ceann Comhairle came into the Chair he ruled that the two amendments must be taken se...More Button

They are not.More Button

Is the Leas-Cheann Comhairle aware that there is only one amendment before the House and that the second amendment will have to be moved and that that was pointed out by the Ceann Comhairle? I cann...More Button

Committee on Finance. - Resolution No. 3: Tax in Respect of Certain Goods (Resumed).

By taking the money from the other local authorities.More Button

Did the Deputy say £60 millions?More Button

Neither figure is withing the bawl of an ass of being correct.More Button

They did not get it. The lower-paid workers employed by the Government have not yet got an offer.More Button

When pigs begin to fly.More Button

Whenever they are held is right. Would the Deputy like to put a bet on it? 1970?More Button

That is the understatement of the year.More Button

Will it have the same effect here?More Button

Will the selective tax have the same effect here?More Button

We will talk about that in a couple of months' time.More Button

Deputy Moore does not know that the Opposition traditionally vote against new taxation. Fianna Fáil, when in Opposition, also voted against new taxation.More Button

The Deputy should tell that to the Taoiseach who seems to consider himself bound by tradition.More Button

The Conditions of Employment Act is long out of date.More Button

Yes. It gives him an extra ten minutes.More Button

He will not talk about the closing of country schools, I guarantee.More Button

On a point of order——More Button

Was it an order of the House that the debate would be concluded at ten o'clock?More Button

Might I point out that the Labour Party speaker finished at the time laid down by Standing Orders?More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button