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Heydon, Martin

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Fiscal Responsibility (Amendment) Bill 2019: First Stage

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The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Irish Fiscal Responsibility Act 2012 to allow the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council to assess the policies and proposals of Opposition political parties in adva...More Button

This is important now more than ever, in the face of the Opposition's constant stream of spending demands which it seems to pluck from thin air to hide the fact that it has no plans or solutions....More Button

Giving a body such as IFAC the power to examine all Opposition spending calls will ensure that this type of cynical politics is held to account and shown up for what it is. When I called for Opp...More Button

This Bill is about ensuring that when promises are made to different interest groups, the cost of such promises and how that money would be raised are clearly explained. This ties in with Fianna...More Button

This Bill is about improving accountability on all sides of this House and our Parliament. In this Dáil term, many people are looking to see whether this new politics is an improvement or whethe...More Button

I move: "That the Bill be taken in Private Members' time."More Button

Hospital Facilities

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of progress on a new endoscopy unit for Naas General Hospital; the next steps in the delivery of a new stand alone mental health unit to replace Lakeview on the site of the hospital; and...More Button

Disability Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the steps being taken to address increased demand for disability services in County Kildare due to the growing population and the growing number of complex cases requiring residential care; and if ...More Button

Medicinal Products Licensing

Asked the Minister for Health: if there are regulatory impediments to the growing of hemp here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Alternative Farm Enterprises

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the steps he can take to explore the possibility of farmers being able to grow hemp as a crop; the impediments that exist; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the analysis carried out to examine potential markets for hemp grown here as a crop; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button