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Murphy, Paul

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Social and Affordable Housing Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of new build homes to be completed by each local authority by the end of 2019. More Button

I ask the Minister how many new-build homes are to be completed by each local authority by the end of 2019 because the Government has a mantra that 10,000 social housing units will be delivered thi...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Data (Continued)

The Minister plays with figures and the definition of social housing to create confusion. To be clear, as he said, the plan is to build 6,545 new social housing homes. The plan is not to build 10...More Button

The Minister should stick to the facts.More Button

Let us stick to the facts. The Minister should stop talking about 10,000 social housing homes being delivered this year. That is not true. He should stop talking about 20,000 or 27,000 social ho...More Button

The Government did not meet them.More Button

Constitutional Amendments

Hear, hear.More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

The programme for Government promises improved intervention for children with special needs but the reality is that we have a national crisis, with hundreds of children on waiting lists for years n...More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings (Continued)

I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle. I wish to follow up on Deputy Howlin's point regarding the ownership and management ethos of the national maternity hospital. The Religious Sisters of Charity o...More Button

I have a question regarding the carbon emissions specifications to which the national maternity hospital and the national children's hospital are being built. When I asked about this in a parlia...More Button

The Taoiseach is gas.More Button

The Taoiseach is turning into Deputy Danny Healy-Rae.More Button

Pre-European Council Meeting: Statements (Continued)

I will focus on the matter of climate change in the context of COP25, which is taking place in Madrid currently, as well as the plan launched by the European Commission today which will be discusse...More Button

COP25 and the European Council and European Commission discussions take place in the shadow of a quite incredible article that appeared in Nature a few weeks ago. As the Minister of St...More Button

Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the most recent figures on the housing waiting list for four Dublin councils (details supplied).More Button