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Dooley, Timmy

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


Leaders’ Questions

These are just 15 committees.More Button

Who was on Deputy Rabbitte’s committee?More Button

Deputy Michael Ring knows all about it. He is dealing with these things every day of the week.More Button

Of course, no Fine Gael councillors were bad.More Button

They go to the toilet on the roof.More Button

People want to know the cost.More Button

What about the percolation area?More Button

International Agreements: Motion

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

International Co-operation: Motion

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Community Employment Schemes: Motion

I welcome the opportunity to contribute to this debate. I am delighted this issue is being discussed. I have been trying for a number of weeks to have this matter put on the agenda such is the co...More Button

I remind some of the Members opposite of some of the promises made by the Labour Party and Fine Gael in their collective manifestos. The Labour Party promised to create a new national employment s...More Button

Sadly, this has not happened. What we are now seeing is the Minister dealing in a blunt way with the problem of trimming back her budget. It is hoped that during the course of this debate we will...More Button

As I understand it, based on the announcement on budget day — we have yet to get sight of the Finance Bill which may contain some changes in this regard — funding for CE schemes is to b...More Button

I have visited many of the CE schemes in my county, urban and rural, all of which represent a mix of different people and mix of different types of work. They have made clear to me that they will ...More Button

There is a clear correlation between the reduction in the number of local authority outdoor workers in rural areas and the emergence of people on CE schemes. These people do exceptional work and p...More Button

Deputy Nash suggested that because people are not progressing into employment, CE schemes may no longer be fit for purpose. Many young people coming out of university with PhDs are not progressing...More Button

I am concerned about the level of payments to supervisors. Sadly, there is no pension scheme in place for these people. I appeal to the Government to address this matter at the earliest possible ...More Button

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