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Howlin, Brendan

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Financial Resolutions 2020: Motion

I would like to amplify Deputy Smith's question. It is now almost a pro forma measure to add 50 cent or €1 to the price of cigarettes every year. Nobody objects to it because there is...More Button

Financial Resolutions 2020: Motion (Continued)

People who do not wish to pay the tax may choose to purchase illicit cigarettes.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 2: Excise - Mineral Oil Tax: Motion (Continued)

We have very little time to deal with what is a very important resolution before us. I will try to be as brief as I can.More Button

The Labour Party fully participated in the all-party committee on climate change. We subscribed, after immense amounts of work by all parties, to its conclusions. Part of that, a comprehensive ...More Button

Those of us who strongly support the integrated strategy to achieve our greenhouse gas emission targets will find it difficult if the mitigation that was promised is not delivered upon and this p...More Button

Financial Resolution No. 3 - Value Added Tax: Motion (Continued)

This particular measure to reduce the VAT rate on the hospitality sector to 9% was a measure that former Deputy Michael Noonan and I introduced to deal with the last economic crisis that we were fa...More Button