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Corish, Brendan

Wednesday, 29 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 10

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Turnover Tax on Food and Fuel.

They will have to keep separate accounts in future.More Button

But there will have to be separate accounts.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Donegal Housing Grants.

We all know that.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Donegal Speed Limit Signs.

Speech.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Benefit for Dockers.

Would the Taoiseach substantiate what he said about the late Deputy Norton?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Eligibility for Unemployment Benefit.

A planted one.More Button

Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 1966: Second Stage (resumed).

With regard to that, you are pushing an open door where we are concerned.More Button

There are members of the Labour Party, members of trade unions, Deputy Seán Dunne and others, who would like to contribute to the debate but they agreed not to do so.More Button

There is no order of the House but there is an understanding.More Button

Maybe the two of us were at the one game.More Button

Was that a full report that was in the newspapers?More Button

I should like to have it.More Button

Imposed?More Button

We should never get to the situation where one could impose.More Button

Everybody agrees with the Taoiseach up to the point where he says we may have to arrive at a solution which must be imposed. I do not think the Taoiseach meant to go that far.More Button

That would be the function of the Minister for Labour or some of his institutions without having to get it imposed either on employers or employees.More Button

The Taoiseach is too pessimistic.More Button

We are contemplating better machinery.More Button

While Congress, as the Taoiseach said, has had these proposals since 14th April, there was at least one discussion for the purpose of clarification. There is no delay on the part of Congress.More Button

It must be either of the two of them, because they have been very good attenders at this debate.More Button

The Irish Press have got you.More Button

The first amendment?More Button

Do not try to cod us again. We want a vote on our own amendment. We will vote on the three but we want the House to vote on our amendment as well. We had this before.More Button

The Ceann Comhairle allowed us to put our amendment.More Button

On a point of order, would you please send for the Ceann Comhairle?More Button

I appeal to the Leader of the House. We had exactly the same position on some other motion. I cannot remember which. The Leas-Cheann Comhairle gave a ruling similar to the one he has given now. W...More Button

This is nonsense.More Button

We are more specific. Fine Gael want to amalgamate two Departments. We say we want to abolish the Department of Transport and Power.More Button

Would the Taoiseach advise me? Am I entitled to ask that the Ceann Comhairle be present? May I move the adjournment until the Ceann Comhairle can be brought in?More Button

I am insisting that my amendment be put and also that the Ceann Comhairle be sent for. I do not think it is unreasonable.More Button

I am going to be put out for the purpose of seeing that the Ceann Comhairle is brought in here. That is the only method by which I can get the Ceann Comhairle into the House.More Button

You are not following the procedure adopted on the Free Trade Area Agreement discussion.More Button

I am asking that the Ceann Comhairle be sent for to rule on this.More Button

Fair enough.More Button

An Ceann Comhairle took the Chair.More Button

On a point of order, I should like to know if the amendments are to be taken separately. I respectfully point out that there is a precedent for this. When there was a motion before the House tha...More Button

Do I gather that this means we shall have an opportunity of voting on our own amendment?More Button

On a further point of order, I should like to point out that there is a difference between these two amendments. In our amendment, we are prepared to support the idea of the establishment of a Dep...More Button

Is there any limit in time to a point of order?More Button

May I put a further question? If in the case of any Bill that is before the House there is a number of amendments, does it necessarily mean when a decision is to be taken that all these amendments...More Button

I suggest it is purely for the convenience of the Chair and the Government that this practice is being adopted.More Button

This practice was not adopted on 6th January last when the Free Trade Agreement was being discussed. I want to make it clear that in protest we are not voting on this but again I want to make it cl...More Button

(Interruptions.)More Button

We talked about the establishment of a Ministry of Labour before Fianna Fáil ever talked about it.More Button

Question declared carried.More Button

Question: “That the Bill be now read a Second Time” put and declared carried.More Button

Committee Stage ordered for Thursday, 30th June, 1966.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Resolution No. 3: Tax in Respect of Certain Goods (Resumed).

An inhuman error.More Button

They said “incomes”; the Minister said “wages”.More Button

He referred to wages and salaries specifically.More Button

The Minister has made detailed inquiries?More Button

It is well after ten o'clock now.More Button

I presume it is in order to put the motion now.More Button

It is in order to put the Resolution now, is it?More Button