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Kyne, Seán, Kyne, Seán

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Credit Union Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

Credit unions play an extremely significant role in Irish life and have done so for over 50 years. The innovative institutions have opened up financial services to large sections of society previo...More Button

As we are all too well aware, the financial and banking sector has experienced serious problems in recent years, with negative impacts in all areas of our society. A major cause of these problem...More Button

Credit unions have, understandably, been affected by the challenging economic conditions, with some experiencing substantial falls in income and the appearance of deficits. Most will agree that ...More Button

It is in the face of these issues which require urgent attention that the Credit Union Bill has been introduced. There are many positive aspects to the Bill and it must be noted that it incorpor...More Button

I have received a number of communications, including from the Irish League of Credit Unions and local credit unions, including the Cashel-Connemara Credit Union and St. Columba's Credit Union. ...More Button

While the Credit Union Bill contains many sensible provisions which will help to strengthen the sector and safeguard the many credit unions in communities across the nation, we must listen to the...More Button

Public Sector Reform Review

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agree...More Button

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded to contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the Public Service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the Public Service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if she will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the Public Service have been afforded ion contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agr...More Button

Public Sector Staff Issues

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agree...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the Public Service have been afforded ion contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agre...More Button

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the Public Service have been afforded ion contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agre...More Button

Student Grant Scheme Applications

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if there are plans to review the Student Universal Support Ireland grant system as operated by the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee before the start of the next academic year; and if h...More Button

Public Sector Reform Implementation

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if she will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the public service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the public service agre...More Button

Asked the Minister for Defence: if he will outline the opportunities that persons in lower grades of the Public Service have been afforded in contributing to the reforms of the public service as sought in the Public Service Agree...More Button

Social Workers Register

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the way the proposed fee for the registration of social workers which will be required under the new regulations of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act will be calculate...More Button

EU Directives

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will outline the progress made on the implementation of the EU Directive 2010/63/EU on the use of animals for scientific and medical research purposes; and if he will confirm if the existing ...More Button

Hospital Services

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will consider establishing a Huntington's Disease clinic in Galway University Hospitals which would comprise a neurologist, a HD specialist nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, spe...More Button