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Flanagan, Terence

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Financial Services Regulation

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he has confidence in the Financial Regulator regarding the oversight of Royal and Sun Alliance's Irish operations; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the reason there is currently no upper rate limit on the interest that licensed moneylenders can charge on loans; his plans to introduce legislation in this area; and if he will make a statement on...More Button

Credit Unions

Asked the Minister for Finance: his views on Permanent TSB taking over Newbridge Credit Union (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Banking Sector Staff

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will clarify a matter regarding overtime payments at a bank (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Mortgage Resolution Processes

Asked the Minister for Finance: the progress and targets being achieved in tackling mortgage arrears by the banks through the mortgage arrears and resolution process; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of split mortgages that are now in place in particular in the pillar banks; his projections over the next three years; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Capitation Grants

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the reason students in a vocational education committee school get €212 more capitation per head than students in a voluntary secondary school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Public Sector Pensions Legislation

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if a referendum could be held on a matter (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Pension Provisions

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if there is a pensions framework in place for the next 30 years; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will confirm when there will be a White Paper on pensions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if her attention has been drawn to the Kiwisaver programme currently operating in New Zealand; her plans to introduce a similar programme here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Social Insurance

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the amount in the current account of the social insurance fund for each of the past five years; the projection for the fund for the next five years; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will provide an update regarding a new priority order for defined benefit pensions, in view of events at Waterford Crystal; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Property Taxation Yield

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: how the local property tax collected in 2013 was spent; what the local property tax in 2014 will be spent on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Pyrite Remediation Programme Implementation

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the date on which pyrite remediation will commence; if there is a panel of contractors who check the houses for pyrite; if the occupants of the houses will have to leave the house whilst repairs ar...More Button

Household Charge Collection

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the household charge; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Expenditure

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his views on the role out of one-stop-shops in local authorities and the savings that have been made over the past two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: his views on the roll-out of shared services in local authorities and the savings that have been made over the past two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Insolvency Service of Ireland Administration

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if there are plans to increase the household monthly expenditure allowance for persons who enter an insolvency arrangement with the Insolvency Service of Ireland (details supplied); and if he will ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: about the delays in appointing personal insolvency practitioners (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the reason there is no service level agreement between the Insolvency Service of Ireland and personal insolvency practitioners; his plans to implement a service level agreement; and if he will make...More Button

Insolvency Service of Ireland Funding

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will confirm the budget for the Insolvency Service of Ireland for the next three years; the number of staff that will be employed in the Insolvency Service of Ireland for the next three years...More Button

Insolvency Service of Ireland Application Numbers

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will provide estimates for 2014 and 2015 of the number of persons that will have entered into personal insolvency arrangements with the Insolvency Service of Ireland; and if he will make a st...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of cases that have been handled by the Insolvency Service of Ireland since September 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Insolvency Service of Ireland Staff

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the salaries of each member of staff at the Insolvency Service of Ireland (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Judicial Appointments

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of judges that have been appointed to handle personal insolvency cases; the work they are involved in on a day to day basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Civil Defence Training

Asked the Minister for Defence: if any grants are available from his Department in respect of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Adoption Records Provision

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of Irish women who placed their child for adoption over the past five years; the amount of State money that goes into funding and promoting adoption services for such women; and if she w...More Button

Medical Card Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Health: the data that was considered by his Department when reducing the income ceiling for the medical card for those aged 70 years and over (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Alcohol Pricing

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to ban the below cost selling of alcohol; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Alcohol Advertising

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to ban the advertising of cheap alcohol deals in newspapers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Alcohol Sales

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to introduce a minimum VAT return for alcohol products (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Water Fluoridation

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount of money that has been given to the two companies that have been paid for the supply and delivery of hydrofluosilicic acid for the purpose of water fluoridation in the past five years; t...More Button

Medicinal Products Availability

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to lift the ban on the sale of amino acid L-tryptophan here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Commencement of Legislation

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 1213 of 5 November 2013, if he will detail the complete list of operational issues that need to be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button