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Donnelly, Stephen

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Estimates for Public Services 2013 (Continued)

The question before the House is whether or not we should vote through Revised Estimates for this year that include the Croke Park II formula. On the basis that Croke Park II has been overwhelming...More Button

One substantive reason has been given by both the Minister and the Taoiseach, namely, if a vote is not taken in the next number of days, the funding for the shared services centre ends. I fully ...More Button

With that done, why would the Government vote through the rest of the spending at this time? The Minister and the Taoiseach have given reasons as to why this might happen. They have both said i...More Button

The public servants to whom I have spoken feel that not only was Croke Park II unfair and unacceptable to them but that, throughout the process, they were condescended to, insulted and bullied. ...More Button

On the basis that the issue we have before us today is an easily solved problem, and that this vote will be seen by public sector workers as a deeply disrespectful snub from this Government, if t...More Button

Public Sector Pay and Conditions: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Croke Park II was rejected because it is a failed construct. I have no issue with the target to reduce public expenditure by €300 million but I object to Croke Park II, which aims to take it wholl...More Button

Public Sector Pay and Conditions: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

Second, any final reduction which may have to come from pay to meet the target, after waste is dealt with, must be applied fairly. However, the formula applied was not fair. The figures for the...More Button

I commend the motion put forward by Fianna Fáil and I fully understand why public sector workers voted against Croke Park II.More Button

Bank Guarantee Scheme Bond Repayments

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will provide the total amount of pre-guarantee/unguaranteed debt paid out since the bank guarantee up to March 2011, and from March 2011 to date, by category senior secured, senior unsecured,...More Button

IBRC Liquidation

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 275, 276, 277 and 278 of 16 April, 2013, if he will provide details of the way that the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation assets relating to the €15bn the Nat...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 275, 276, 277 and 278 of 16 April, 2013 if he will provide the balance sheet of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation at the time of liquidation, and detail w...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 275, 276, 277 and 278 of 16 April, 2013 if he will indicate who incurs the loss if the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation assets securing the €15bn debt purcha...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 275, 276, 277 and 278 of 16 April, 2013, the reason preferred creditors will be paid before debt purchased by the National Assets Management Agency from the C...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Question Numbers 275 and 278 of 16 April 2013 if he will indicate the total pension funds affected, including those contained in client accounts;; and if he will make a sta...More Button

Asked the Minister for Finance: further to Parliamentary Questions Nos 275, 276, 277 and 278 of 16 April 2013, if he will confirm that the €1 million specified in the answer is the sum total of the 23 individual pension fund acco...More Button