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Kenny, Enda

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 Nbr. 4


Ceisteanna – Questions. - Departmental Estimates.

Asked the Taoiseach: the allocation to his Department in the spending Estimates for 2003 published recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Taoiseach: the level of funding provided for the e-Government project in his Department's Estimate for 2003; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The defeat of the first Nice treaty referendum caused considerable controversy for the political process, the Government and political parties. The second referendum on the Nice treaty was carried ...More Button

Given that the Northern Ireland Assembly is in suspension and the desire of every Member of this House not to see a vacuum created, after setting up the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation, why does...More Button

Is the Taoiseach aware that the recently published global competitiveness report indicated that Ireland has slipped from 11th to 24th position in terms of overall competitiveness? Is he also aware ...More Button

Is there a formal Government decision to go ahead with the implementation of broadband cable access in every house in the country, taking into account the question of wireless and what it would mea...More Button

I appreciate that.More Button

Ceisteanna – Questions. - Strategic Management Initiative.

Asked the Taoiseach: if he will report on the recent work of the National Centre for Partnership and Performance; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

It is summer time reading.More Button

There are parallels here with the better local government initiative. On the one hand there are repeated conferences and seminars concerned with how these initiatives should be managed effectively ...More Button

Will the Taoiseach indicate the position regarding the ongoing projects undertaken by the National Centre for Partnership and Performance? For example, what is meant by the learning for monitoring ...More Button

There is some merit in what the Taoiseach says and I do not wish at all to run down the performance of members of the Civil Service. They also want to give the best response possible to the public....More Button

Leaders' Questions.

Given the day and the circumstances in which the Fine Gael Party finds itself, I do not want to get involved in partisan, trench warfare. I am sure the Taoiseach will understand this. Last week's S...More Button

I thank the Taoiseach for his reply. It appears that 20 December is an immovable date. It is a matter of great confusion because the Act clearly seems to be unworkable in real terms. The Taoiseach ...More Button

I appreciate that the Taoiseach has asked the Attorney General for clarification. I expect that he will come back with as clear a statement as possible so as to allow every Deputy to send in his or...More Button

Written Answers. - Proposed Legislation.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the content of a recent statement by a spokesman from his Department to the effect that legislation to amend the Domestic Violence Act, 1996, to take account of the recent Supreme Court judgment in...More Button