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Hayes, Tom

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I welcome the Bill, which is long overdue. It is important that we have a mature discussion on it. Its consideration here is opportune because it has been discussed by many people over a lengthy ...More Button

We need to be braver in what we are doing in this Bill, because it could improve the quality of people's lives and help many people. As society is developing and the public are more accepting of...More Button

I noted the figures given by Deputy Stanton. In 2011 there were 11,187 prison committals for a term of less than 12 months, which made up 87% of the total number of people who were committed to ...More Button

We need to be brave in what we are doing. This is an excellent Bill that can benefit a large number of people. There are many people under the radar who would be shy about coming forward about ...More Button

Common Agricultural Policy Reform: Statements (Continued)

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

I apologise for interrupting, but we have exceeded the time allocated for this matter. I ask the Deputy to propose the adjournment of the debate.More Button

Yes.More Button

Interim Report on Equine DNA-Mislabelling of Processed Meat: Statements (Continued)

The Minister explained the position.More Button