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Healy-Rae, Michael

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Budget Statement 2021 (Continued)

At the outset, I would like to address this budget for what it is, and that is the Green Party's budget and definitely the biggest case of the tail wagging the dog we have seen since the foundation...More Button

What I am hearing today is that, while the VAT rate has gone from 13.5% to 9%, that cut was not given when it was wanted and 9% of nothing is nothing, which is what our businesses are doing at pres...More Button

Rural Ireland has again been left behind in this budget. Where is the funding in this budget for rural public transport? Where is the investment in working from home in rural areas? How has th...More Button

I remind people that rural Ireland will be hardest hit under this budget. We will pay the highest price for it. I refer to the essential services we need. For example, we need more acute beds ...More Button

At a time when we can borrow billions, I am very disappointed that the priorities are all wrong. We are tying ourselves up in knots with additional taxes and charges that did not exist in the pa...More Button

Financial Resolution No. 2: Excise - Mineral Oil Tax: Motion (Continued)

Tonight will be remembered as one of the most vicious attacks on rural Ireland that has ever been seen. It is a fact that this will affect everything. When living in rural Ireland, everything has...More Button

Financial Resolution No. 3 - Value Added Tax: Motion (Continued)

On behalf of restaurants, tourist accommodation, cinemas, theatres, museums, historic houses, open farms, amusement parks, hairdressers and producers of certain printed matter, I welcome this measu...More Button

Work Permits

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: the status of a work permit for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Staff

Asked the Minister for Education: the status of an application by a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Invalidity Pension

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the status of an invalidity pension appeal by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will address a matter regarding an application for an invalidity pension (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Springboard Programme

Asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: if he will address the case of person (details supplied) that applied for a springboard course; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Citizenship Applications

Asked the Minister for Justice: the status of an application for citizenship by a person (details supplied).More Button

Medical Cards

Asked the Minister for Health: when the income threshold for over 70s medical card will commence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

GLAS Issues

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the status of a GLAS 3 appeal by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button