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Ferris, Martin

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 Nbr. 4

Priority Questions. - Rural Development.

Asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: if he has satisfied himself with the progress made to date in fulfilling the commitments made in the programme for Government on rural development.More Button

How does the Minister envisage programmes such as Leader and CLÁR can continue to expand in view of the drastic cuts proposed in spending areas in regard to rural development? What effects d...More Button

I am not quoting. I asked if the Minister agrees that rural development requires democratic accountability.More Button

Can I proceed?More Button

Does the Minister agree that genuine rural development requires real democratic accountability that involves communities and that unless this is implemented any efforts at development and regenerat...More Button

Priority Questions. - Representation of Women.

Asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: if he has satisfied himself with the level of representation of women on the boards of Leader and other programmes.More Button

What steps does the Minister intend to take to ensure that the promise of 40% representation on the Leader boards will be fulfilled? Does he agree that the level of representation of women reflects...More Button

Does the Minister not agree that we must provide the social conditions which will enhance the position of women? These include child care, transport, the availability of public meeting halls and so...More Button

Written Answers. - Company Closures.

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: if she has received the accountants report into a failed company (details supplied); and if so, if she will make the report available.More Button

Written Answers. - Natural Gas Grid.

Asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources: the way in which the interests of domestic consumers and the overall national interest regarding the control and supply of gas will be protected in view of the increasing deregulation of the sector.More Button

Written Answers. - Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: if work on the extension to the Ardfert sewerage system will commence in 2003.More Button