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Durkan, Bernard J.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions

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Leaders' Questions (Continued)

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Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

You are always magnanimous, a Leas-Cheann Comhairle.More Button

Capital Expenditure Programme

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the extent to which he expects to be in a position to make adequate provision for vital infrastructural projects over the next four years with particular reference to housing, road and rail network...More Button

This is the reverse side of the argument. Could the Minister tell us the degree to which he hopes to be in a position to provide the necessary funding for vital infrastructural projects listed in ...More Button

What is the extent to which the Minister has been able to study the urgency of the requirements in some cases as opposed to others? For example, the housing situation is extremely urgent. In two ...More Button

Capital Expenditure Programme (Continued)

There is an urgency now which is due to the situation whereby it was not possible to arrange for expenditure of the necessary nature in the past six, seven or eight years, simply because there was ...More Button

Fiscal Policy

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the extent to which he expects to be in a position to maintain prudent fiscal management while at the same time meeting requirements in terms of rejuvenation of the economy and wage restoration; an...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the degree to which each Department continues to maintain good practice in terms of expenditure in keeping with both the effects of the economic recession and the growing demands of the recovery; a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the extent to which he remains satisfied of being able to continue to meet the targets set by his Department in the context of spending and reform; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the degree to which each Department achieved the targets set by his Department in the course of the past six years; the extent to which this now becomes the basis for reward throughout; and if he w...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the scope for reforms throughout the public and private sectors which may still have a role to play in economic performance in the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the extent to which pay demands in the public and private sectors are likely to impact on the growing economy to a negative or positive extent in the future; and if he will make a statement on the ...More Button

Naturalisation Eligibility

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: if other means will be accepted for a naturalisation application in view of the difficulty a person (details supplied) is having obtaining a passport; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Naturalisation Applications

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: the progress to date in the determination of an application for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Housing Policy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government: the extent to which he expects to be in a position to offer continued scope for recovery towards resolution of the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Services Card Provision

Asked the Minister for Social Protection: if a new social services card will issue in the case of a person (details supplied) who is the holder of stamp 4; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Pay

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the extent to which he expects to be able to maintain compliance with the Lansdowne Road Agreement or other pay agreements in the context of FEMPI, having particular regard to the need to reward th...More Button

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Programme

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if in the context of the growing needs of the recovering economy, he expects to be in a position to meet infrastructural requirements of the widest possible nature affecting economic performance; a...More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if an audit has been undertaken in respect of infrastructural requirements such as housing, water, roads and or sewerage treatment facilities requiring urgent investment with a view to determining ...More Button

Brexit Issues

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the degree to which his Department monitors the impact of Brexit on the public and private sectors with a view to addressing such issues; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Procurement Regulations

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the extent to which public procurement procedures remain an asset or an obstacle in the context of economic recovery; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the full extent to date in 2017 of recruitment throughout the public sector in the context of economic recovery; the expectation in respect of future recruitment throughout the sector by the end of...More Button

Medical Card Applications

Asked the Minister for Health: the status of a medical card for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the progress to date in the determination of an application for a medical card in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button