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McGrath, Michael

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


Order of Business

The arrival of the Minister for Finance is timely. Given that the heads of the personal insolvency Bill have been published, will we have a comprehensive statement by Government on the strategy fo...More Button

When will the legislation dealing with the European stability mechanism, to which we have signed up, the new treaty on that, be brought to the House?More Button

International Agreements: Motion

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International Co-operation: Motion

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Written Answers - International Agreements

Asked the Minister for Finance: the manner in which he believes the fiscal compact agreed at inter-governmental level improves economic governance and budgetary discipline within the EU over and above the updated Stability and Gr...More Button

Written Answers - Tax and Expenditure Profiles

Asked the Minister for Finance: when he will publish the monthly tax and expenditure profiles for 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Tax Yield

Asked the Minister for Finance: the revenue, actual and projected, to be raised from the pension fund levy for each of the years 2011 to 2014; the cost of each of the related measures undertaken under the jobs initiative; and if ...More Button

Written Answers - Tax Code

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason a person (details supplied) in County Cork, whose income is well below the relevant threshold, is paying the universal social charge. More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the position regarding payment for a qualified adult under the State pension contributory in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork. More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Appeals

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the position regarding a domiciliary care allowance application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork. More Button

Written Answers - Health Insurance Industry

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason the authorisation of the VHI has been delayed until end 2013; the European Commission’s response to this delay; if he will outline the way he intends to achieve the authorisation o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: when he expects the authorisation of the VHI to occur; if he will outline the steps the VHI is required to take to achieve authorisation; the effects in practical terms for the VHI and their impact...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the corporate governance measures that must be undertaken by the VHI in order to become authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland; the reason such measures are not currently applied by the VHI; if ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the level of capital required for the VHI to be authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland; if he does not yet have a final figure for the level of capital required; the indicative levels he has bee...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if Ireland is facing any punitive sanctions from the European Commission in view of the failure to regulate the VHI in response of the European Court of Justice’s decision of September 2011 t...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he is satisfied with the situation whereby the VHI is currently not authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland and specifically is not required to abide by the consumer protection code; his views...More Button