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Boyd Barrett, Richard

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business (Continued)

To continue the point, as Deputy McDonald cannot come in again, if the committee report is not ready by this evening, which I would say is highly possible at this stage, if at all, and a motion flo...More Button

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Reform of An Garda Síochána: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

A point I have made on a number of occasions, but which I will make again, is that the Minister is operating a double standard in the various agencies under her Department's remit. In response to ...More Button

Is there a double standard, where the norm under Department of Justice and Equality is that if there is an investigation one is suspended? I ask because in the case of Commissioner Nóirín O'Sulliv...More Button

Deputy Mick Barry referred the liaison committee and the reports we are getting about an internal disciplinary action taken against the whistleblower, Superintendent Dave Taylor, when he returns ...More Button

If the Government and Fianna Fáil are not willing to take that action and send out that signal in regard to matters as serious as this around Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan, how can all the other...More Button

Housing Assistance Payments Data

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of persons or families that were in receipt of rent allowance that have moved to a HAP tenancy in 2017; the number in 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Summer Works Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will sanction funding for a school (details supplied) for upgrade works that were deferred in summer 2016 and are due to be completed in summer 2017.More Button

Disability Allowance

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if he will examine the case of a person (details supplied) who was in receipt of disability allowance; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Syrian Conflict

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: the communication he has had with other foreign Ministers or Governments about the savage chemical attack in Syria in recent days; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Irish Prisoners Abroad

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will provide a further progress report on his most recent actions and communications regarding a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button