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O'Sullivan, Maureen

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Money Laundering

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will consider increasing the purchase limit of prize bonds from €25 to €100 before anti-money laundering requirements are applied in order to maintain a balance between the need for appropria...More Button

Tax Avoidance Issues

Asked the Minister for Finance: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that non-governmental organisations and some Governments have called for the UN tax committee to be transformed into an intergovernmental body; if he sup...More Button

Foreign Conflict Issues

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will support a letter of appeal to the UN, Navi Pillay, to ask the Syrian Government to release Mazen Darwish of the Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression, noted for its humanitarian wor...More Button

Arms Trade

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: his views that the current arms embargo is facilitating the Government side in the Syrian conflict and is depriving Government opponents their right to self-defence; the measures being taken to con...More Button

Humanitarian Aid

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the extent of Irish Aid to the humanitarian situation in Syria and the camps where there are Syrian refugees; where specifically it is being directed; the points of entrance to Syria for this aid; ...More Button

Human Rights Issues

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he has made any representations to federal authorities in Bosnia in relation to the ongoing political stalemate regarding the issue of identity cards which has meant every child born since Febru...More Button

IBRC Liquidation

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will seek a report from the Chairman of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation identifying the number of instances in 2007 and 2008 where voluntary, non-profit organisations with deposits in A...More Button

Mortgage Arrears Proposals

Asked the Minister for Finance: in view of the increasing magnitude of the mortgage crisis here and the Central Bank of Ireland's new Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears, if he has taken into consideration consumer protection adv...More Button

Community Employment Schemes Places

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of the additional places she allocated for community employment that have been taken; and the number of vacancies on CE in the Dublin area due to the change in rules regarding eligibility.More Button

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if, in view of the rates of youth unemployment and the increase in the numbers of under 18 year olds presenting with addiction, she will consider lowering the age requirement from 25 years to 18 ye...More Button

Citizen Information Services

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if her Department has advocated that the Citizens Information Board provide independent prevention advice on gambling addiction especially in young persons in line with the information it provides ...More Button

Hare Coursing

Asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the action that will be taken in relation to the clubs that have breached section 44 (details supplied) and the licence conditions; if he intends to add an additional licence condition that would h...More Button

Broadcasting Charges

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if he will be extending the exemption of the broadcasting charge to those who qualify for the household benefits package; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button