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McGuinness, John

Wednesday, 6 February 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 547 Nbr. 4


Private Members' Business. - Insurance Costs: Motion (Resumed).

With the advent of the European Union and the breakdown of the market within it, people in Ireland had great expectations that insurance premiums – be they motor, property, PL or EL – w...More Button

I accept that Ireland is not a “nanny” state. Fine Gael and other Members made the argument that the Government should intervene in this area. However, that cannot be done. Everyone in the House an...More Button

Since 1970 various political parties have highlighted the fact that young drivers are being penalised and obliged to pay excessive premiums. Every year there has been an expectation that premiums w...More Button

If we are to make an impact in this area, the Joint Committee on Enterprise and Small Business should be allowed to take up this issue and develop a model – perhaps based on one used in anoth...More Button

Our interaction with insurance companies at committee level was anything but productive. We presented or found one set of figures, while the industry's representatives came forward with a different...More Button

I could make an argument in respect of the world of commerce and the way in which insurance costs are affecting business. The collapse of Independent Insurance in England affected Irish businesses....More Button

Written Answers. - Health Board Services.

Asked the Minister for Health and Children: if his Department will fund treatment for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny.More Button

Written Answers. - Autism Services.

Asked the Minister for Health and Children: the plans for the buildings and grounds at Ionad Folláin, Myshall, County Carlow; if a use has been agreed on for the property; if his Department has been in contact with the South-Eastern H...More Button

Written Answers. - Asylum Applications.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if a person (details supplied) has been re-admitted into the asylum process.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if a submission, made by the Tramore refugee and asylum seekers support group, will be considered as part of the appeal of a person (details supplied); the status of this application; and the timef...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the circumstances under which observers are permitted to attend interviews with applicants for refugee status; his views on a submission made by the Tramore refugee and asylum seekers support group...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the status of an application for asylum by a person (details supplied).More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if he will consider the case of a person (details supplied) who is seeking asylum here; and if the case will be examined without delay.More Button

Written Answers. - School Transport.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: if, further to Parliamentary Question No. 451 of 9 October 2001 and Department correspondence of 21 November 2001, he will re-examine the case of a person (details supplied) in County Carlow.More Button

Written Answers. - Schools Building Projects.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: the status of the building project at Clara national school, County Kilkenny; if funding will now be allocated to the project; and a date set for commencement of the work involved; and if he will m...More Button