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Kitt, Michael, Kitt, Michael P.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013: Report Stage (Continued)

There have been problems.More Button

We will get a report back on that. It is being looked at.More Button

I understand there is a problem with the microphone system.More Button

I am advised that the ambient microphones are recording everything that is said. Nothing said in the debate is being lost.More Button

I appreciate that. I am waiting for a report from the digital company engineers.More Button

There are ten amendments grouped and I ask the Deputy to address them. There are four or five speakers.More Button

We are not on that amendment. Ten amendments have been grouped.More Button

Will the Deputy move on to the amendments?More Button

I thank the Minister. As we are on Report Stage, the second contribution of Members is limited to two minutes. I call Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, to be followed by Deputy Peter Mathews.More Button

Thank you, Deputy.More Button

To which amendments is the Deputy speaking?More Button

Only amendment No. 109 is in this group. The Deputy may speak to amendment No. 109.More Button

Will the Deputy return to amendment No. 109 please?More Button

Can we stick to the amendments?More Button

Amendment No. 72 is not in the group.More Button

Amendment No. 72 is not in this group.More Button

I would like to call the next speaker.More Button

We will come back to that. I call on Deputy Ó Caoláin.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 Jim Daly - the need for th...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Brendan Ryan and Dominic Hannigan; Simon Harris; Bernard J. Durkan; and Michael Moynihan have been selected for discussion.More Button

Sitting suspended at 1.30 p.m. and resumed at 2.30 p.m.More Button

Business of Dáil

I call on the Chief Whip, Deputy Paul Kehoe, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach, to present a proposal.More Button

Is the proposal that the sitting be suspended from 7 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. agreed to? Agreed.More Button

Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed)

Amendment No. 3 in the name of Deputy Mattie McGrath has been ruled out of order and cannot be moved because it depends on other amendments. I think the Ceann Comhairle has written to the Deputy a...More Button

The Deputy will have to be brief.More Button

Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

The amendment does not arise as a consequence of any other amendment proposed in the Bill. It must be related to another amendment.More Button

That is the Deputy’s opinion.More Button

The Ceann Comhairle has ruled the amendment out of order. We must move on.More Button

The amendment is declaratory and does not arise as a consequence of any other amendment proposed in the Bill.More Button

  Amendment No. 3 not moved.More Button

Amendments Nos. 7, 72 and 97 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

Deputy Boyd Barrett has spoken twice already.More Button

Only Deputy Joan Collins is regarded as the mover. She may speak again if she so wishes.More Button

I understand that when amendments are grouped it is the proposer of the first amendment who speaks again.More Button

I will have to check that but I will allow the Deputy to speak if the House agrees. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

For clarification, under Standing Order 133, even when amendments are grouped it is only the mover who has the third contribution.More Button

Amendment No. 8 in the name of Deputy Tóibín is grouped with amendments Nos. 8, 20, 23 and 24, Nos. 55 to 58, inclusive, Nos. 69 to 80, inclusive, Nos. 86 to 89, inclusive, Nos. 93, 98, 102, 114,...More Button

Amendments Nos. 8, 20, 23 and 24, Nos. 55 to 58, inclusive, Nos. 62, 69, 70, 71, 73 and 74, Nos. 77 to 80, inclusive, Nos. 86 to 89, inclusive, No. 93, Nos. 98 to 100, inclusive, Nos. 102, 114, 1...More Button

The next speakers are Deputies Terence Flanagan, Mattie McGrath, Séamus Kirk, Billy Timmins, Clare Daly, Mick Wallace, Michelle Mulherin, Denis Naughten, Patrick Nulty, Billy Kelleher, Michael Heal...More Button

Mortgage Arrears Proposals: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

I propose to share time with Deputies Robert Troy, Sean Fleming and Michael Moynihan.More Button

I thank Deputy Michael McGrath for bringing forward this motion which deals with a very serious issue for people throughout the country. It is an issue that is brought to our attention every day. ...More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button

Business of Dáil (Continued)

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Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I cannot allow it, Deputy McGrath. Deputy Peter Mathews has the floor.More Button

We are dealing with amendments to section 9.More Button

Deputy Mathews, please speak through the Chair.More Button

We cannot have these conversations.More Button

People have asked me where they are on the list. Deputy Durkan is after Deputy Ó Caoláin. Deputies Shortall, Shatter, Bannon, White, John Paul Phelan, Seamus Healy, Kathleen Lynch and Pringle are...More Button

The Ceann Comhairle will deal with that.More Button

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Amendment No. 9 is in the names of Deputies Catherine Murphy, Richard Boyd Barrett and Joe Higgins. Amendments Nos. 9, 28, 42, 75 and 130 are related and may be discussed together. I call Deputy ...More Button

Amendment No. 10 is in the names of Deputies Catherine Murphy, Seamus Healy, Mick Wallace, Richard Boyd Barrett and Joe Higgins. I call Deputy Catherine Murphy.More Button

I am sorry to interrupt the Deputy. I should have said amendments Nos. 10, 11, 21, 30, 81 and 83 are related and may be discussed together.More Button

No IndicatorVoted No More Button