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Barrett, Seán

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

Will the Deputy, please, refrain from dealing with personal issues?More Button

Which topic are we debating?More Button

Can we avoid dealing with individuals, please?More Button

A question, please.More Button

The Deputy is over time.More Button

Will the Deputy put her question, please?More Button

I remind Deputies that we are fortunate to enjoy absolute privilege in this House and ask them to refrain from using this opportunity to raise individual matters.More Button

The Deputy is over time.More Button

Deputy Mattie McGrath is over time.More Button

I have told Deputy Mattie McGrath that he is over time. What is his question?More Button

Thank you, Deputy. I ask the Deputy to resume his seat as he is a minute over time.More Button

Before the Taoiseach replies I want to put on the record that under Standing Order 59 it is not allowed to name people in this House unless the Deputy gives prior notice to the Ceann Comhairle of t...More Button

Will the Deputy put his supplementary question?More Button

Will the Deputy put his question? This is Leaders' Questions.More Button

Will Deputy McGrath put his question?More Button

Thank you, Deputy.More Button

Did the Deputy totally ignore what I asked him to do, namely, not to mention names?More Button

But not in this Chamber under my chairmanship.More Button

I call the Taoiseach to reply but I do not know to what question he is to reply.More Button

That completes Leaders' Questions.More Button

Order of Business

There is one proposal to be put to the House. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 18, Revised Estimates for Public Services 2013, Votes 11 to 19, back from committee agreed to?More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

We are short of time.More Button

The Deputy should wait until he sees the legislation. We only have four minutes left.More Button

We only have four minutes left and a number of Deputies are indicating.More Button

We are on the Order of Business.More Button

I will take Deputies' questions in groups and ask for their co-operation in that regard. There should be no speeches, as there is only one minute remaining.More Button

That is a different issue.More Button

It has nothing to do with the publication of the Bill.More Button

I need the Deputy's co-operation, as other Deputies are waiting.More Button

The Water Services (Amendment) Bill has been dealt with.More Button

Which?More Button

That is not a matter for legislation.More Button

The Finance Bill was passed. The Deputy will have to wait until the next one.More Button

Has such legislation been promised?More Button

That is grand, we do not need a debate.More Button

Message from Select Committee

The Select Sub-committee on Health has completed its consideration of the Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2012 and has made amendments thereto.More Button

Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Bill 2013: Motion

I understand it is proposed to discharge the order made last Wednesday referring the Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Bill 2013 to the Select Committee on Health and Children and to refer it inst...More Button

Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Continued)

Amendment No. 2 has already been discussed with amendment No. 1.More Button

Of course, the Deputy can.More Button

The Deputy will have to wait until we resume after lunch to discuss the amendment further.More Button

 Sitting suspended at 1.30 p.m. and resumed at 2.30 p.m.More Button

Non-Use of Motor Vehicles Bill 2013: Second Stage (Continued)

Deputy Seán Kenny is sharing time with the Deputy O'Mahony. They have five minutes each.More Button

The Minister of State can reply at the end of the debate.More Button

Can we, please, get back to what is contained in the Bill?More Button

It is very interesting, but it has nothing to do with the legislation.More Button

It is not to me. It is a rule of the House that a Member should speak to the Bill.More Button

Good.More Button

I apologise for interrupting the Deputy, but as it is 7.30 p.m., we have to adjourn the debate.More Button

The Deputy will have another chance the next day.More Button

Public Sector Pay and Conditions: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

I call Deputy Ross. With whom is the Deputy sharing time?More Button

There is only ten minutes available.More Button

Public Sector Pay and Conditions: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

I now call on Deputy Regina Doherty, who is sharing time with Deputies Mitchell, Mulherin, Humphreys, Maloney and Harrington.More Button