Houses of the Oireachtas

All parliamentary debates are now being published on our new website. The publication of debates on this website will cease in December 2018.

Go to oireachtas.ie

Donnelly, Stephen

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019: Committee Stage

I move amendment No. 5:More Button

I am happy to wait for the Minister.More Button

Deputy Lisa Chambers and I have tabled amendments Nos. 5, 9 and 20 in this grouping. They refer specifically to the need for the Minister for Health to seek the consent of the Minister for Finance...More Button

Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019: Committee Stage (Continued)

Some order is required from the sitting Minister for Health to make sure the team can come in, that the insurance policies are covered, to make sure the drugs they use are sanctioned and so on: it ...More Button

I have two concerns. The first is that it slows things down and it does not allow the Minister for Health of the day make the decisions that he or she is entrusted by the Taoiseach to make. My ...More Button

I have tabled three amendments that say, very specifically, consent is required from the Minister for Finance when the issue relates to taxation, and that consent is required from the Minister fo...More Button

I hope the Minister will accept the amendments. They are modest but important in making sure the Minister for Health of the day can move with the necessary speed. Sometimes these situations can...More Button

Before responding to the Minister, I have a question on the order for this session. Has it been agreed to guillotine this session?More Button

Would it be possible to put the time on the clocks in order that we can keep an eye on it? If votes are called, what will the procedure be? Will there be time at the end of given periods to call ...More Button

The debate on each Part is being guillotined. Let us say we reach zero on the clock and are in the middle of debate, will the opportunity to call a vote or press an amendment be lost?More Button

If we were to reach the end mid-debate-----More Button

-----there would be no opportunity to press an amendment.More Button

Thank you. I just wanted to check.More Button

I have two questions, but I wish to make a point before asking them. The Minister for Health, Deputy Harris, stated unequivocally that the current healthcare arrangements between the United Kingdo...More Button

I move amendment No. 9:More Button

I move amendment No. 20:More Button

  Amendment No. 21 not moved.More Button