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L'Estrange, Gerald

Wednesday, 5 October 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 224 Nbr. 5

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Beef Exports to Britain.

If there is this increase, the producer is not getting it.More Button

Who is getting it?More Button

The farmers are certainly not getting it. They are getting £20 less.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Butter Exports to Britain.

The Parliamentary Secretary was not even asked that.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Persons at Work.

asked the Taoiseach the total number of people at work in 1951 and at the latest available date in 1966.More Button

Is it not true there are 170,000 fewer people at work in comparison with 1951? Where are the promises about “Wives, put your husbands to work”? The Parliamentary Secretary will not answer that.More Button

Give us the last figures you gave us.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Collection of Taxation.

asked the Minister for Finance the total amount collected by the State in taxation for the year, ended (a) March, 1956, and (b) March, 1966.More Button

May I take it that, since 1956, this has doubled and that we have also borrowed over £400 million? Where are we going?More Button

Not as low as at present. There is money for nothing at the present time. Everything is being put on the long finger.More Button

Does the Parliamentary Secretary remember when the Taoiseach was to reduce taxation and bring it back to the 1953 level?More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Civil Service Premises.

asked the Minister for Finance if any of the premises vacated by civil servants now accommodated in O'Connell Bridge House, Hawkins House, Stephen's Green House, Ansley House and Liberty Hall are a...More Button

If the Government needed all this accommodation, why did they not build their own offices instead of paying exorbitant rents to somebody else, as they have paid for O'Connell Bridge House?More Button

The Electricity Supply Board set a bad example.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Rural Improvement Schemes.

——for the money available.More Button

One individual only.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Repair of Westmeath Cottages.

asked the Minister for Local Government (a) why the Westmeath County Council cannot get a loan to repair cottages; (b) the number of applications made by the county council for loans for such purpo...More Button

Is the Minister aware that Westmeath County Council made altogether four applications, two to the local bank, one to the Mutual Insurance Company and one to another insurance company, and they wer...More Button

Further arising——More Button

Is the Minister aware that Westmeath has spent from £20,000 to £30,000 each year for the past 20 years on the repair of cottages? Is he further aware that we could not get the money in ...More Button

Can the Minister tell me any county council which has got a loan for the repair of cottages?More Button

Will he give it to me? Cork was refused six months ago. The reflection is on the Minister and his Department, and blooming well he knows that.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - On the Spot Fines.

asked the Minister for Justice the total amount collected to date through on the spot fines.More Button

Private Members' Business. - Local Government (Planning and Development) (Amendment) Bill, 1966: Second Stage (Resumed).

The Deputy is still unfinished.More Button