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Kitt, Michael, Kitt, Michael P.

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3

Leaders’ Questions

You are over time, Deputy.More Button

Thank you, Taoiseach.More Button

Could we have order, please.More Button

Order, please.More Button

(Interruptions).More Button

Order, please.More Button

Deputy Adams has one minute for a supplementary question. Order, please.More Button

Minister, please. I have called Deputy Adams.More Button

Deputy McGrath should resume his seat or he will leave the House.More Button

Leave the House, Deputy McGrath.More Button

You will leave the House.More Button

I ask the Minister of State please to allow Deputy Adams.More Button

You will resume your seat, Deputy McGrath.More Button

Political charges are being made here. The Deputy will have an opportunity later. This is Leaders’ Questions.More Button

(Interruptions).More Button

Order, please.More Button

Please, Deputy McGrath.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions (Resumed) - Official Engagements

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Will the Deputy, please, conclude?More Button

What is the point of order?More Button

We have a few minutes left.More Button

There is an hour for Taoiseach’s questions.More Button

We are only delaying matters.More Button

Will Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, please, ask a question?More Button

What is the point of order?More Button

Order. I call the Taoiseach.More Button

Can we have order for the Taoiseach? The Deputy asked the question. This is the answer.More Button

Deputy——More Button

Deputy Boyd Barrett——More Button

That is the final question. I call the Taoiseach on the Order of Business.More Button

I am sorry, Deputy.More Button

There is no need. The Chair is independent.More Button

Order of Business

Is the proposal for dealing with Nos. 8 and 9 agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Nos. 10 and 11 agreed to? Agreed.More Button

5 o’clockMore Button

Is that on the Order of Business?More Button

We are on the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy can make that point during the debate on it.More Button

That is not a matter on which there is promised legislation.More Button

I will ask the Taoiseach about it.More Button

I call on the Taoiseach to reply.More Button

The Deputy cannot debate the issue, all he can ask is when a matter, if it is the subject of promised legislation, will be brought forward.More Button

Question Time is over.More Button

The Deputy can raise with the Whips the matter of having a debate on that issue.More Button

Is there promised legislation on the first issue the Deputy raised?More Button

The Deputy’s other question is about legislation, I hope.More Button

Thank you, Deputy.More Button

Is it about legislation?More Button

That is a matter the Deputy should take up with the Whips.More Button

We should not have a debate on promised legislation.More Button

Again, the Deputy is asking about detail, but I will call on the Taoiseach to respond.More Button

Health (Professional Home Care) Bill 2012: First Stage

Is the Bill opposed?More Button

Since this is a Private Members’ Bill, Second Stage must, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members’ time.More Button

Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Patrick Nulty — cuts...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Anne Ferris, Joe McHugh, Patrick Nulty and Charlie McConalogue have been selected for discussion.More Button

Bretton Woods Agreements (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2011: Report and Final Stages

As no amendments have been tabled we will proceed to Fifth Stage——More Button

The Deputy’s amendment is out of order on two grounds.More Button

Yes, Deputy. Briefly, the first reason is that in accordance with the ruling of the Chair No. 138 from the third edition of 2006, an international agreement scheduled to a Bill is open to rejectio...More Button

No, it is out of order.More Button

The Deputy asked me a question and I gave him the two reasons for ruling the amendment out of order.More Button

The Deputy is referring to Private Members’ business but this is legislation.More Button

That is the position. I will now proceed——More Button

The Deputy can make this point on Fifth Stage. We will now proceed to Fifth Stage.More Button

I have already explained it.More Button

Bill received for final consideration.More Button

Question proposed: “That the Bill do now pass.”More Button

Does Deputy Boyd Barrett wish to make a point on Fifth Stage?More Button

Will the Deputies claiming a division please rise?More Button

Deputies Richard Boyd Barrett, Clare Daly, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Finian McGrath, Mattie McGrath, Maureen O’Sullivan, Thomas Pringle and Mick Wallace rose.More Button

As fewer than ten Members have risen I declare the question carried.More Button

Question declared carried.More Button

(Interruptions).More Button

Order, please. The Bill will now be sent to Seanad Éireann.More Button

Yes.More Button

Community Employment Schemes: Motion

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Deputy, please.More Button

I want the noise level down. I hope everybody is listening to everybody. That is my fervent wish.More Button

The Deputy only has three minutes. Let us have order please.More Button

Please, Deputy, no interruptions.More Button

Deputy Keaveney, please.More Button

Deputy Ó Snodaigh.More Button

Order, please. The Minister, Deputy Burton, is in possession. Deputies Keaveney and Ó Snodaigh should please allow the Minister to continue.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Order, please.More Button

The Minister must conclude.More Button

Order, please.More Button

Please allow the Minister to conclude.More Button

Please, Minister.More Button

One voice, please.More Button

The Minister should conclude.More Button

That is agreed.More Button

Written Answers - Road Traffic Offences

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: his views regarding the evasion of speed detection by motorists whose registration plates are obscured by the accumulation of weather-related material; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button