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Kyne, Seán, Kyne, Seán

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Water Sector Reforms: Motion (Resumed) (Continued)

In common with a number of colleagues, I have already acknowledged in this House that mistakes were made by the Government and Irish Water in regard to this project. It is important to put up our ...More Button

I was contacted by only two people who took part in protests in Galway. They are genuine people and they both marched for the same reason, namely, out of their concern regarding the requirement ...More Button

A common concern among those opposed to the proposed water charging regime was the issue of privatisation. It seemed to me, as colleagues noted, that people's fears in this regard were being sto...More Button

I put a query to the Minister for Finance in recent days regarding the liberalisation of the water service market and whether there is any requirement under EU legislation in this regard. The re...More Button

I also welcome the water conservation measures and the grant that will allow people to cut back on water. I disagree with those who have said the meters are a waste. There are still opportuniti...More Button

One of the most important issues, and the rationale behind Irish Water, is that it can invest in our broken system in the towns where there are problems with wastewater. Some 42 towns are listed...More Button

Child Care Services Regulation

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if measures are being introduced to professionalise child care provision which would be of benefit to child care providers, in terms of personal development and recognition of skills acquired but a...More Button

Early Childhood Care Education

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: if progress has been made on introducing a second year of the early childhood care and education programme; if there is an indicative timeframe for its introduction in view of the success, as verif...More Button

Agriculture Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: when payments will be made in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Galway in relation to disadvantaged areas scheme and single payment scheme.More Button