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Rock, Noel

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Gender Equality

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: if she will consider implementing a policy to address the pay gap (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Legal Aid Service

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: if she will consider guaranteeing civil lawyers to persons undergoing disputes over their tracker mortgages in view of the fact these persons are at a disadvantage when it comes to paying for a law...More Button

Mortgage Applications Approvals

Asked the Minister for Finance: if any oversight is being conducted to ensure that mortgage approvals, which have jumped by 42%, are being made in a cautious and responsible manner to prevent another housing bubble crisis; and if...More Button

Inflation Rate

Asked the Minister for Finance: the actions he is recommending to rein in the price inflation that is slowing down the growth of the manufacturing industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Tracker Mortgages Examination

Asked the Minister for Finance: if he will consider criminalising the act of overcharging on a tracker mortgage with a stiff financial penalty for banks (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Economic Policy

Asked the Minister for Finance: if a contingency plan is in place to minimise disruptions in the economy if President Trump were to start enacting some of the trade policies he has discussed; and if he will make a statement on th...More Button

Housing Policy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: the challenges which are standing in the way of increasing the housing supply at a faster than normal rate in view of the extent of the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

School Meals Programme

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: the way non-DEIS schools are selected to participate in the school meals programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Organ Donation

Asked the Minister for Health: the process that would be implemented for the families of the deceased to veto organ donation in view of the fact that organ harvesting takes place as quickly as possible following death; and if he...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: his estimate of the increase in organ transplants that can be expected; if there are enough doctors to keep up with this increase in transplant surgeries; his views on whether funds should be devot...More Button

Trade Agreements

Asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: if she will consider the passage of new trade laws requiring more stringent food safety checks in order that trade agreements such as the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, CETA, do ...More Button

Child and Family Agency Investigations

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the reason €2.5 million was set aside for third party legal costs for the inquiry into the Grace case; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Early Childhood Care and Education Staff

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: her views on restructuring the contract process for early years educators in order to improve retention of the most qualified candidates; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button