Houses of the Oireachtas

All parliamentary debates are now being published on our new website. The publication of debates on this website will cease in December 2018.

Go to oireachtas.ie

Mitchell, Denise

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Private Rental Sector Standards: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

We can all safely say we were shocked by the RTÉ programme "Nightmare to Let", which showed how some landlords are exploiting tenants to rack up huge profits. We were shocked but I very much doubt...More Button

I welcome the proposal by the housing charity Threshold that calls for an NCT-style system to ensure private rental accommodation is up to standard. It is a common-sense idea that needs to be pu...More Button

Those landlords who either refuse to register their properties or who are not meeting the minimum legal standards must face serious penalties. A slap on the wrist or a small fine is not good enoug...More Button

I call on all parties to support this motion. It is long past the time for the Government to get serious and to introduce serious measures to deal with the rental market. This is just one concr...More Button

Stardust Fire

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: when the report submitted by a person (details supplied) into evidence compiled by a committee on the Stardust tragedy of 1981 will be published.More Button

Rape Crisis Network Funding

Asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs: the funding allocated to an organisation (details supplied) in each of the years 2014 to 2017 in tabular form.More Button