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Doherty, Pearse

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Confidence in the Government: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

How dare the Tánaiste say that? I did not see him standing shoulder to shoulder with carers outside Leinster House yesterday.More Button

How dare the Tánaiste say that? He did not stand shoulder to shoulder with carers or those who lost child benefit.More Button

The Government is cutting child benefit.More Button

Some 286,000 people would get out of the universal social charge under our pre-budget submission.More Button

We know what the Government plans to do in a couple of hours.More Button

The Minister should define what the serious business he has mentioned is.More Button

Defence Forces Operations

Asked the Minister for Defence: the moneys received by the Defence Forces during each of the past ten years for providing escorts to cash in transit.More Button

Investor Compensation Company Limited

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will lay before the Houses of the Oireachtas the latest report and accounts for the Investor Compensation Company Limited; and if he will confirm the estimate of annual funding provided to th...More Button

Economic Growth Rate

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will provide an explanation for the difference between the forecast contraction of gross national product by the Central Bank of Ireland produced in October 2012 for the full year 2012 of 0.4...More Button

Bond Markets

Asked the Minister for Finance: in respect of the €10 million of subordinated bondholders at what was Irish Life and Permanent, whose bonds fell due for payment on 4 December 2012 (details supplied) issued on 4 December 2000 deno...More Button

Tax Yield

Asked the Minister for Finance: the additional revenue expected to be raised in 2013 and in 2014 for all those tax measures on wealth contained in budget 2013 and if he will detail each of these measures with their individual pro...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: the revenue that would be raised for the Exchequer by increasing the rate of universal social charge by 3% on income earned in excess of €100,000 per annum for PAYE workers; and by increasing the r...More Button

Family Income Supplement Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she has held discussions with the Revenue Commissioners with the aim of taxing certain benefits paid to high earners; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Mortgage Arrears Rate

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: further to her announcement on 6 September 2012 when she launched a scheme giving certain mortgage borrowers access to a consultation with an accountant worth up to €250, if she will confirm the nu...More Button

Tribunals of Inquiry Reports

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 502 of 1 May 2012, the progress made on the recommendations of the Moriarty Tribunal; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button