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Calleary, Dara

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Confidence in the Minister for Health: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

He wrote the book.More Button

From the Labour Party. Deputy Keaveney is not a member of Fianna Fáil.More Button

That is a change.More Button

How does the Minister define "control?"More Button

That is what Deputy Shortall said about the Minister.More Button

Hear, hear.More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will provide a breakdown of costs, including autocue, make-up, consultants and other costs, incurred in his addresses to the nation in December 2011 and in May 2012; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office, inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will detail in tabular form the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasion...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasi...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will detail in tabular form the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasion...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will detail in tabular form the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasion...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the total amount spent on taxis by her Department since February 2011; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for her Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will detail, in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for her Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occas...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the amount spent on food and drink by her Department; if she will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if she will make ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the amount spent on hair and make-up by her Department since she came to office; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: if he will detail in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasio...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: if he will detail in tabular form the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasion...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: if he will detail in tabular form the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasion...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the Ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: if he will detail in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasio...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the total amount spent on taxis by her Department since February 2011; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for her Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will detail in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for her Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the amount spent on food and drink by her Department; if she will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if she will make ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the amount spent on hair and make-up by her Department since she came to office; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office, inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will detail in tabular form the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office, inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasio...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the total amount spent on taxis by his Department since February 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: if he will detail, in tabular form, the total photography costs for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: if he will detail in tabular form, the total cost of providing entertainment for his Department since coming to office inclusive of costs incurred from use of the Ministerial allowance; the occasio...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the amount spent on food and drink by his Department; if he will provide a breakdown of what this involved; the occasions on which food and drink was provided; those present; and if he will make a ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the amount spent on hair and make-up by his Department since he came to office; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Bodies

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by her Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committee s, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the numbe...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by her Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Departmental Staff Data

Asked the Taoiseach: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of press officers in her Department; the number of press officers in each agency under her auspices; the total cost of press officers in her Department and in agencies under her auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of press officers in her Department; the number of press officers in each agency under her auspices; the total cost of press officers in her Department and in agencies under her auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the number of press officers in his Department; the number of press officers in each agency under his auspices; the total cost of press officers in his Department and in agencies under his auspices...More Button

Appointments to State Boards

Asked the Taoiseach: the total number of board appointments he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the total number of board appointments he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the total number of board appointments he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the total number of board appointments he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the total number of board appointments he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the total number of board appointees she has nominated since she came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the total number of board appointments he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the total number of board appointees she has nominated since she came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the total number of board appointments he has nominated since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each appointee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the total number of board appointees he has made since he came to office; the names, salaries and expenses of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Job Creation

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will provide in tabular form the number of IDA supported job announcements each week since the start of the year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will provide in tabular form the number of Enterprise Ireland supported job announcements each week since the start of the year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the projected number of jobs created by the Industrial Development Authority and Enterprise Ireland backed companies in 2012 in each county; the projection for 2012 this time last year; the project...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on job creation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of new jobs created by her Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of new jobs created by her Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of new jobs created by her Department as a result of budget 2012; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of Budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of new jobs created by her Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of new jobs created by her Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the number of new jobs created by her Department as a result of budget 2012; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the jobs initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of the action plan on jobs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of new jobs created by his Department as a result of budget 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Tax Reliefs Availability

Asked the Minister for Finance: the tax relief associated with Revenue job assist; if this has changed since the budget; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the maximum relief for the business expansion scheme; if this has changed since the budget; if the conditions have changed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Tax Yield

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he has investigated the likely effects of an increase in corporation tax on employment, the presence of multinational corporations, and any other macroeconomic effects; and if he will make a sta...More Button

VAT Rates

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will exempt from VAT service companies that export more than 90% of their output; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Insurance Costs

Asked the Minister for Finance: the measures he has implemented to improve competitiveness in relation to insurance costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tax Compliance

Asked the Minister for Finance: his policy on tackling the hidden economy; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Consumer Protection

Asked the Minister for Finance: his policy on improving consumer confidence; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Bodies Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Finance: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the estimated cost of each quango in her Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in her Department; the basis for this figure; and if she will make a statement on th...More Button

Asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the estimated cost of each quango in her Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in her Department; the basis for this figure; and if she will make a statement on th...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the number of agencies, authorities, boards, committees, working groups, tribunals, council services, task forces, agencies or other quangos set up by his Department since February 2011; the number...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport: the estimated cost of each quango in his Department; the amount expected to be saved from the mergers of quangos in his Department; the basis for this figure; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Teacher Training Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will confirm the status of the report of the International Review Panel on the structures of teacher education; if he has accepted all of the recommendations of the report; if he will outline...More Button

Public Procurement Tenders

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: his policy on public procurement; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

County and City Enterprise Boards Funding

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will provide in tabular form the budget for each county and city enterprise board, the budget in 2012; if funding has changed since the budget; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Job Expansion Fund

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the level of funding available for the job expansion fund and the competitive start fund in 2011; if this has changed since the budget; if the conditions have changed since the budget; and if he wi...More Button

Science Foundation Ireland Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the level of funding to Science Foundation Ireland over the years 2004 to 2011; its budget for 2012; the number of researchers supported in each year; the anticipated number of researchers supporte...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will state the projections for the numbers of researchers to be supported under Science Foundation Ireland funding in each of the years 2012 to 2016 under the announced capital funding; the c...More Button

Intellectual Property Management

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the progress made on the development of an international content services centre to make Ireland world leader in managing intellectual property; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Enterprise Ireland Funding

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the amount of funding made available for the Source Ireland portal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Sick Pay Scheme Reform

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the effect on competitiveness, as reported to him by Forfás, if businesses must pay in full for employees' sick leave; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the effect on employment and the number of jobs which could be lost, as reported to him by Forfás, if businesses must pay in full for employees' sick leave; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the effect on wages, as reported to him by Forfás, if businesses must pay in full for employees' sick leave; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her policy on employers paying sick pay; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will publish the final report on her consultation on changes to the sick pay system; when she expects to bring proposals to Cabinet; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Horizon 2020 Strategy

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: in the context of the IDA’s Horizon 2020 strategy objective that 50% of investments will be located outside Dublin and Cork, and recent site visit and start up figures, his views on whether Cork is...More Button

County and City Enterprise Boards Abolition

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the progress he has made in relation to abolishing city and county enterprise boards; if he will detail in tabular form the expected saving by county, to the number in employment in each unit, the ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on city and county enterprise boards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Media Mergers

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if a decision has been made on whether the media mergers aspect of the consumer and competition Bill will be dealt with by the Minister for Communications; when the Bill will be published; and if h...More Button

International Agreements

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his position regarding the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement; if he will be instructing MEPs from Government parties to support the matter when it comes before them; and if he will make a stateme...More Button

Action Plan for Jobs

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the number of targets missed in the action plan for jobs; if targets have been reset; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: the reason targets were missed in the action plan for jobs; if there will be consequences for missed targets; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Advisory Group on Small Business Recommendations

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: which of the recommendations of the Advisory Group on Small Businesses have been implemented; if he intends to implement all of the recommendations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Business Regulation

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on reducing costs for businesses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on reducing red tape for businesses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Credit Availability

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on improving access to credit for businesses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Joint Labour Committees Agreements

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on joint labour committees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Industrial Relations

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on collective bargaining rights; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

National Minimum Wage

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on the minimum wage; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Labour Market Flexibility

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on tackling labour market costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on increasing labour market flexibilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Economic Competitiveness

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on tackling competitiveness; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Grocery Industry Competition

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: his policy on a code of practice for the grocery goods sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Redundancy Rebates

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the consultation that was made with employers groups in advance of the decision to reduce the redundancy rebate; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she has prepared an impact analysis of the effects on jobs of the reduction in the redundancy rebate; the effects it will have on the level of redundancy payments; and if she will make a stateme...More Button

Unemployment Levels

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her policy on tackling long-term unemployment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Youth Unemployment Data

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: her policy on addressing youth unemployment; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Funding

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the funding available to Údarás na Gaeltachta for employment grants in 2011 and 2012; if this has changed since the budget; if the conditions have changed; and if he will make a statement on the ma...More Button

Gas and Electricity Disconnections

Asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources: the measures he has implemented to improve competitiveness in relation to energy costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Charges Application

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: the measures he has implemented to improve competitiveness in relation to commercial rates and water rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment; Community and Local Government: his policy on commercial rates and water rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Commercial Rent Reviews

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the measures he has implemented to improve competitiveness in relation to commercial rents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his policy on upward-only rent reviews. More Button