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Coppinger, Ruth

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Order of Business (Continued)

It certainly was our understanding that the Joint Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services would issue its findings today and that there would be two sessions scheduled for the de...More Button

Why was that cut back to 80 minutes, and why was it changed, a Cheann Comhairle?More Button

Fianna Fáil did the same.More Button

I understand that my colleague raised on the Business Committee the prospect of a debate on the Bus Éireann situation. Will the Ceann Comhairle give an assurance that such a motion could be tabled...More Button

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The reason we should debate it is the 2,600 workers who depend for their livelihood on Bus Éireann. There is talk of redundancies and reducing the composite pay of the workers by a dramatic amount...More Button

SOLAS Administration

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to the lack of permanent contracts in SOLAS and FÁS; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if his attention has been drawn to cases of workers that have been employed for over eight years by SOLAS through agencies to fill the same post and that are unable to seek permanency in view of th...More Button

UN Committees

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if he will implement the recommendations of the United Nations committee on the elimination of discrimination against women (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Irish Prisoners Abroad

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: if he will report on the welfare of a person (details supplied) currently detained in Egypt in view of renewed concerns for their health and well-being; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Insurance

Asked the Minister for Health: if he will ensure that employees of the State posted abroad as part of their duties are not disadvantaged by the health insurance lifetime community rating scheme; and if he will make a statement o...More Button

National Maternity Hospital

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the removal of ex officio positions for the Roman Catholic Church in the governing bodies of the National Maternity Hospital; if he will seek a change in the hospital's charter relatin...More Button