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Daly, Clare

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Military Aircraft Landings

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if there is a new special arrangement in place regarding refuelling for Canadian military aircraft at Shannon; if sovereign immunity has been granted to them by the Irish Government; the internatio...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: further to Parliamentary Question No. 727 of 5 November 2013, the basis for granting sovereign immunity; the law it is in accordance with; and the way this impacts on Ireland's responsiblity to uph...More Button

As the Tánaiste is aware, there has been a sharp increase in the number of Canadian military aircraft using Shannon Airport. In a written answer to my question last week the Tánaiste told me he wa...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 727 of 5 November 2013, in the context of his statement that US military aircraft passing through Shannon have sovereign immunity, the other states that have b...More Button

Military Aircraft Landings (Continued)

I am not sure I am any the wiser following that response. What the Tánaiste seems to be saying is that there is sovereign immunity but that it is subservient to other aspects of international law,...More Button

The problem is that they are not. Last week I asked the Tánaiste in a question tabled for written reply about a specific Hercules aircraft that had been at Shannon Airport on 6 November and whethe...More Button

Ministerial Meetings (Continued)

The Tánaiste will be aware that Ireland has one of the lowest corporation tax rates in Europe. In fact, our effective tax rate is even lower. Does he see a certain irony in the fact that he, as s...More Button

Jobs Protection (Continued)

There is a certain irony in the fact that the Minister with responsibility for jobs is in India trying to scrape up a few jobs for us while in the background hundreds of highly skilled and importan...More Button

There are a number of issues we must consider. Both operations have been in existence for decades. Pratt & Whitney is highly profitable, its order books are full and its pension scheme is in to...More Button

Workers have put forward a number of propositions to management, in terms of the idea of diversifying and taking in some extra work from the parent company. They have also proposed that Pratt & ...More Button

I also highlighted the same part of the Minister of State's contribution. It is incredibly defeatist and will not be good news for the workers involved. This exposes the problem of over-reliance ...More Button

Will the Minister of State deal with the issue of pensions in Lufthansa because there are slight differences between the two companies and workers in Lufthansa might be slightly more vulnerable t...More Button

Human Rights Issues

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will contact the Colombian authorities as a matter of urgency and demand an independent and rigorous investigation into the assassination of Cesar Garcia, a farmer and environmental activist ...More Button

Tax Reliefs Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will consider allowing apprentices to apply for tax relief on tuition fees as a result of the changes in the funding requirements being faced by apprentices during their time in institutes of...More Button

Property Taxation Administration

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will explain the source of the error with regard to the property tax and the fact that Revenue will have to refund many persons who were not first-time buyers; and if he will outline the full...More Button

Tax Yield

Asked the Minister for Finance: the amount of money collected by the Revenue Commissioners from taxi companies in VAT collected on hand held radios issued to drivers, on an annual basis for the past five years, and the number of ...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if an apprentice will now be able to avail of a student grant as a result of the changes in the payments introduced in budget 2014. More Button

School Funding

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if it is permissible for schools to charge a €110 for mock exams papers to be corrected by an external examiner; and if he will consider bringing in a rule that would prevent such activity from occ...More Button

Higher Education Courses Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the steps he will take to develop access to third level education particularly at masters and doctorate levels for mature students.More Button

Youth Guarantee

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if the proposed €200 million (details supplied) for the youth jobs guarantee fund over the next two years is certain to be implemented; and the way funding will be obtained. More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the number of jobs and training places that will be created from the proposed €200 million for the youth jobs guarantee.More Button

Garda Investigations

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the reason, in view of allegations that have arisen from a television programme (details supplied), no investigation or lines of inquiry have taken place by the relevant authorities. More Button

Court Records

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his plans to make audio recordings of court proceedings available to the public in an accessible manner in view of the fact that substantial investment took place in all courthouses to make this po...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: his views on the fact that it is private companies which operate the stenographer system in the courts; and the remedies that are open to citizens when the accuracy of a transcript is disputed. More Button

Animal Welfare

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will ensure that draft regulations under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013, will not allow the docking of tails and removal of dew claws of dogs under four days old without anaesthetic f...More Button

Horticulture Sector

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his policies regarding the work of Teagasc and the role in which it is supposed to be engaged in terms of developing horticulture here, with particular reference to the fact that plant science in I...More Button

Health Services Staff Data

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will explain the relationship between the Right of Place survivor group and the Health Service Executive; if he will confirm that employees of Right of Place are direct employees of the HSE. More Button

Community Care Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if community physiotherapy services in County Kildare have been reduced, or have been terminated; if community physiotherapy services in north Kildare have been reduced, or have been terminated; if...More Button

Accident and Emergency Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the protocol in relation to the calling of emergency services, with particular reference to an incident (details supplied); and the remedy open to the citizen in this case. More Button

Hospital Investigations

Asked the Minister for Health: if all 11 recommendations following Health Service Executive investigations following the death of a person (details supplied) including No. 7, have been fully implemented in the Rotunda Hospital, ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, has updated its guidelines on the management of intrauterine death to include lowering the dosage of Misoprostol to reflect recommended standards in RCOG. More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason the RCPI-IOG guidelines regarding the use and dosage of Misoprostol were not implemented, as per Health Service Executive recommendations. More Button

Child Safety

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure that toothpaste containing fluoride has a child-proof cap and carries a poison warning. More Button