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Collins, Niall

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Financial Resolution No. 2: General (Resumed) (Continued)

I welcome what we have seen on this occasion in the budgetary exercise as a shift in Government thinking. In the budget the split in spend will be 3:1. Under the previous Administration which com...More Button

There are a couple of specific issues about which I would like to speak. On the housing initiative, I hope I am wrong, but I believe it is doomed to fail because it will not in any substantive w...More Button

The former Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government failed in its responsibility to deliver the many wastewater treatment system upgrades required throughout the country. Th...More Button

I welcome the re-initiation of the National Treatment Purchase Fund. This is important in the context of the need to reduce hospital waiting lists such that people will know that there is light ...More Button

On the increase in Garda numbers, more gardaí are needed in rural communities and the capital city. I remind the Government that Fianna Fáil committed in its election manifesto to increasing Gar...More Button

On the capital budget, as a Deputy who comes from Limerick, the third largest city in the country, I am disappointed that the proposed M20 motorway project from Limerick to Cork is not mentioned ...More Button

There was no mention yesterday in the contributions of the Ministers for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform of proper balanced regional development. I acknowledge the introduction of the ...More Button

Workplace Relations Commission

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if her attention has been drawn to information technology issues associated with the WRC's online complaints system; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Low Pay Commission Establishment

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if the Low Pay Commission is sufficiently resourced and funded to carry out independent evidence-based research; the way in which it is resourced in comparison to the UK's LPC; and if she will make...More Button

Enterprise Data

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: further to Parliamentary Question No. 1905 of 16 September 2016, if she will provide details of the data used in the employment multipliers derived from the supply and use and input-output tables b...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: further to Parliamentary Question No. 1905 of 16 September 2016, if she will provide details of the data used in the employment multipliers derived from sectoral multipliers applied to IDA client f...More Button