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Naughten, Denis

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Business of Dáil (Continued)

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Confidence in Taoiseach and Government: Motion (Continued)

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Water Services Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

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Water Services Bill 2014: Committee Stage (Continued)

I wish to speak to amendment No. 5 in my name. In that context, I will take up from where Deputy Catherine Murphy left off. This legislation is flawed and contains a number of major holes. The G...More Button

I am of the view that we will also be obliged to revisit it at some point in the future.More Button

Section 2 of the Bill comprises almost a full page of text and relates to a plebiscite on the ownership of Irish Water. What is proposed in it is nothing more than a three-card trick. On 19 Nov...More Button

It is not the case that the matter shall be put to the people by plebiscite. Any Government, including that currently in office, with a majority of one in each House will actually be in a position...More Button

The Minister's commitment that he gave here just less than a month ago, that is, that there will be a plebiscite if there is any disposal of assets, is not written into the legislation. It states ...More Button

While my proposal does not provide the constitutional amendment many of us would like to have seen included in the legislation, or provide for the plebiscite the Minister promised but which he di...More Button

National Car Test

Asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport: if he will postpone the introduction of penalty points for failure to display a valid national car test certificate pending a clearing of the current test backlog; and if he will make a statement o...More Button