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Durkan, Bernard J.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

The Deputy should circulate his script.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

With regard to promised legislation, when is it proposed to bring before the House the legislation to provide for the disestablishment of the HSE board, the funding of the HSE through the Vote of t...More Button

Fourteen bills have been promised in respect of justice-----More Button

I decided to refrain from naming the 14 Bills in deference to the patience of the Taoiseach and the Ceann Comhairle. In view of the reports of the Law Reform Commission, with reference to mandator...More Button

Housing Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he will set out the objectives with specific targets in respect of the implementation of a comprehensive capital housing programme with particular reference to the need to meet the requirements ...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which he has quantified the local authority housing requirements in each local authority area by reference to the number of the housing applicants recorded by each authority; if he in...More Button

Water Services Provision

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which provision has been made to meet in full domestic drinking water requirements in the short to medium term; if decisions have been made regarding sourcing of the extra supplies re...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which any evaluation has been done of the domestic and industrial water requirements on a regional basis throughout the country; the extent of the provision being made to meet such re...More Button

Fire Service

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: if he is satisfied regarding the adequacy of structures of the fire services part-time and whole-time throughout the country; if any particular weaknesses exist which might affect the ability of th...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which the cost-cutting requirements he inherited are affecting the quality and capacity of emergency services such as the fire services; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Housing Provision

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which it is expected to increase local authority housing stock in line with the local authority housing waiting lists in the next three years excluding any provisions in respect of vo...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of housing units likely to be constructed for or provided directly by local authorities or voluntary housing agencies in the course of the next four years; the extent to which this is in...More Button

Housing Adaptation Grants Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which the various local authorities have received adequate provision to meet the disabled person's housing adaption grant requirements in 2013; the numbers awaiting approval throughou...More Button

Local Government Reform

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the extent to which the traditional services provided by local authorities are likely to continue in the context of the reform of local government; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Local Authority Housing Mortgages

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: when it is expected that legislation to improve the shared ownership mortgage scheme will occur with particular reference to the need to facilitate those who find themselves unemployed and the need...More Button

Waste Water Treatment Issues

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of reported incidents of pollution that have arisen from the malfunction or inadequacy of municipal waste water treatment plants; the action taken or pending arising therefrom on a count...More Button

Rented Dwellings Register

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the total number of landlords registered in each of the years 2004 to date in 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button