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Ferris, Martin

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 762 Nbr. 1


Medical Treatment (Termination of Pregnancy in Case of Risk to Life of Pregnant Woman) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Thirtieth Amendment of the Constitution (Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

I wish to share my time with Deputy Gerry Adams when he arrives.More Button

In the debate on my party’s Private Members’ motion last month it was claimed by several speakers from the three parties which support the treaty that it is necessary in order to introd...More Button

The people of this State are being asked in this referendum to make a choice between two negative outcomes. On the one hand, they are being asked to agree to a further surrender of whatever limite...More Button

There are far more people unemployed now than there were when the current disastrous course was embarked upon by the previous Government, only to be continued, despite the earnest pledges, by Fine ...More Button

We are all aware that there was an economic downturn but what is beyond doubt is that what was a European and a global downturn that impacted here has been made far worse by the current policies pu...More Button

As I said in my speech on the Private Members’ motion in March, it is noticeable that this time we are at least being spared the promises made during the Lisbon treaty referenda, particularly...More Button

We have had some hint when supporters claim a “No” vote will mean this State will not be able to access any more money. Of course, people are being told there will be no more money to fund vital s...More Button

We have already seen the impact of the slashing of public services and the erosion of incomes on the economy. There are still, however, those who fail to understand that it is having a negative mu...More Button

It is clear the rejection of the latest proposals to surrender further sovereignty would constitute a significant step in turning around things. At the very least, it will mean if a more imaginati...More Button

That is not true.More Button

That has nothing to do with the treaty.More Button

Who will be the housekeeper?More Button

Written Answers - Schools Building Programme

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will list, on a yearly basis, the schools that were included on the construction programme during the past five years; the schools that have been withdrawn, removed and deprioritised from the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the criteria used to include, withdraw or exclude a school from the school construction programme. More Button