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Browne, James

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Perjury and Related Offences Bill 2018 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Continued)

I am sharing time with Deputy Troy.More Button

I welcome the opportunity to speak on the Perjury and Related Offences Bill 2018. I commend Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh on his work in this area. I also commend ISME. This is a very important Bi...More Button

In the context of insurance, we have seen that community facilities, businesses, taxi drivers, hotels, crèches, pubs and many others have been crippled by high insurance costs and very often high...More Button

We have to address the issue of genuine cases where the awards made are simply too high. Awards in the Republic are often multiples of those in the UK. People are entitled to fair compensation ...More Button

I want to compliment a number of steps taken by my own party. Billy Kelleher, MEP, when a Member of this House, introduced the Civil Liability and Courts (Amendment) Bill 2018. The purpose of t...More Button

Fianna Fáil would establish a national claims information database, an anti-fraud unit within An Garda Síochána, an index to track business insurance premiums and would update the Personal Injuri...More Button

Domestic Violence: Statements (Continued)

I am sharing time with Deputy Troy. One in four women in Ireland experiences physical and sexual violence by an intimate partner. Over the past 32 years, 126 women have been killed by a current o...More Button

Nine counties have no places for women seeking refuge. To escape, women need somewhere to go. This also affects men, albeit in smaller numbers, but it is every bit as serious when it happens to t...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the way in which he plans to address the issue of social housing for persons with mental health issues; his plans to provide additional housing in this regard; and if he will make a statement on th...More Button

Garda Stations

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the position regarding OPW approval for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Work Permits Data

Asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation: if the quota of 500 horticultural work permits has been filled; if she will increase the amount of work permits within the horticultural sector owing to labour shortages; and if she will make a sta...More Button

Community Pharmacy Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the outcome of his recent meeting with an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Employment Support Services

Asked the Minister for Health: his plans to sustain the programme of individual placement and support beyond the service reform fund funding period; if joint funding with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protectio...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: her plans to sustain the programme of individual placement and support beyond the service reform fund funding period; if individual placement and support falls under the comprehensive employment st...More Button