Dáil Éireann Private Members Business

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December 2015
11 December 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 15 - 16 December 2015
1916 Quarter Development Bill 2015 [PMB] as initiated by Deputy Eamon O'Cuiv
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04 December 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 8 - 9 December 2015
"That Dáil Eireann:recognises that corruption in public and commercial life represents a great threat to the democratic functioning of the State;finds that culturally-ingrained concepts of patronage, clientelism and favouritism have pervaded political institutions and have led to serious failures in corporate governance, particularly where inappropriate links between business and politics .....
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November 2015
27 November 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 1 - 2 December 2015
Rent Certainty and Prevention of Homelessness Bill 2015 [PMB] - Deputy Dessie Ellis Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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20 November 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fail) 24 - 25 November 2015
"That Dáil Eireann:is concerned that the planned commencement at the end of December 2015, without amendment, of the remaining sections of the Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012, and the regulations set out in Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) Consultation on Regulations for Credit Unions on commencement of the remaining sections of the 2012 Act (CP88) pose a significant .....
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13 November 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 17 - 18 November 2015
"That Dáil Eireann:declares a National Housing Emergency to use all necessary resources to resolve the housing crisis since the policies and piecemeal measures of the Government, including the recently announced rules on rents, are wholly inadequate, noting in particular: - the massive increase in homelessness to approximately 738 families, including 1,571 children; - the rapid .....
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06 November 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 10 - 11 November 2015
"That Dáil Eireann:agrees that:- prolonged waiting times in emergency departments are associated with poorer outcomes for patients;- the safety and quality of patient care must be a primary focus and timeliness is a crucial component of quality care;- patients should receive a high standard of treatment irrespective of when or where they seek emergency care and they .....
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October 2015
30 October 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 3 - 4 November 2015
That Dáil Eireann: extends its sincere condolences and sympathy to the Lynch, Gilbert and Connors families on the tragic loss of their loved ones in the Carrickmines fire and offers solidarity and support to the wider Traveller community; recognises that Travellers experience endemic racism and discrimination in Irish society and suffer disproportionately in all the key social indicators .....
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09 October 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 20-21 October 2015
"That Dáil Eireann:calls on the Government to establish a Commission of Investigation under the Commissions of Investigation Act 2004 with regard to the sale of Project Eagle by the National Asset Management Agency." - Michael McGrath, Bobby Aylward, Barry Cowen, Seán Fleming, Colm Keaveney, Niall Collins, Michael Moynihan, John Browne, Micheál Martin, Charlie .....
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02 October 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 6 - 7 October 2015
That Dáil Eireann:notes: - the growing international consensus that aggressive tax avoidance and evasion by multinational corporations is now a major contributory factor in the staggering increase in global economic inequality and a spectacular growth in the gap between rich and poor which, according to Oxfam, with current trends, the combined wealth of the richest one per cent will .....
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September 2015
28 September 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 29 - 30 September 2015
That Dáil Éireann:accepts that there is an emergency social housing crisis resulting from years of underinvestmentin social housing builds and acknowledges that the only way to fully address this crisis is toimmediately commence a major social house building programme;further accepts that, as a consequence of lack of investment, bad planning, property speculationand incompetent
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25 September 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 29 - 30 September 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:accepts that there is an emergency social housing crisis resulting from years of underinvestment in social housing builds and acknowledges that the only way to fully address this crisis is to immediately commence a major social house building programme;further accepts that, as a consequence of lack of investment, bad planning, property speculation and incompetent .....
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21 September 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 22 - 23 September 2015
That Dáil Éireann:notes:? the sharp increase in the numbers on hospital waiting lists since the start of 2014; - the abandonment of the eight month target for treatment on the adult-in-patient and day case waiting lists and the twelve month target for an appointment on the hospital out-patient waiting lists; - that the new eighteen month targets have not been met .....
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July 2015
10 July 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 14 - 15 July 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:calls on the Government to:- implement a range of policies that are favourable to senior citizens to maintain independent living;- provide the supports and services to assist people to continue to live in their own homes;- in light of the upturn in the economy, prioritise the Household Benefits Package including the Electricity/Gas Allowance and the .....
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03 July 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 7 - 8 July 2015
Central Bank (Variable Rate Mortgages) Bill 2015 - Deputy Michael McGrath
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June 2015
26 June 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 30 June - 1 July 2015
That Dáil Éireann:- condemns the choices made by the current Government and its predecessor to force lone parent households to disproportionately shoulder the burden of cuts in the wake of an economic crash that was not of their, or their children's, making;- recognises that the entirely foreseeable consequences of the series of social welfare cuts targeting lone parents .....
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19 June 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 23 - 24 June 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:agrees that:- the Government has no clear policy to support the strategic growth and development of credit unions in Ireland;notes that:- the credit union movement is critical to the economic and social wellbeing of communities all over Ireland with almost 3 million members and nearly 400 offices nationally;- the sector, offering primarily savings .....
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12 June 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 16 - 17 June 2015
Employment Equality (Amendment) Bill 2015 -  Deputy Ruth Coppinger, Deputy Joe Higgins, Deputy Paul Murphy. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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05 June 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 10 June 2015
Central Bank (Mortgage Interest Rates) Bill 2015 Deputy Pearse Doherty Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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May 2015
22 May 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 26 - 27 May 2015
That Dáil Éireann:extends its deepest sympathies to the parents and families of babies that died at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise;deplores the manner in which they were treated by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in the aftermath of their loss;notes:- the publication of the recent Report of the investigation into the safety, quality and standards of services provided .....
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08 May 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 12 - 13 May 2015
That Dáil Éireann: notes the continuing failure of the Government to legislate on the recommendations of the report of the Tribunal of Inquiry into Certain Planning Matters and Payments, published in March 2012; further notes that: - despite a commitment to appoint an independent Planning Regulator, that their proposed scheme for a new Planning Bill does not allow for the .....
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01 May 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) Wednesday 6 May 2015
"That Dáil Eireann: notes that: -  in 2012, Siteserv owed €150 million to the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC); -  in March 2012, IBRC sold Siteserv for €45 million; -  external trade buyers were excluded from the sale of Siteserv and there are questions about due diligence; -   some bidders were also...
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April 2015
24 April 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) Tuesday 28 April 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:recognises:~- that mortgage arrears in Ireland, at 156,352 mortgages as of December 2014, are significantly higher than in comparable countries;- the on-going suffering and social cost for those affected by arrears and repossession; and- the socioeconomic cost for the nation of mortgage arrears .....
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17 April 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 21 - 22 April 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil)   21 - 22 April 2015 "That Dáil Éireann:notes:- the importance of the self-employed and micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SME) sectors to the Irish economy with 350,000 self-employed people and 580,000 people in enterprises of 50 people or less;- the disparity in tax treatment between the self-employed and PAYE sectors;- that certain social welfare benefits are not.....
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10 April 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 15 - 16 April 2015
That Dáil Éireann: acknowledges the establishment of the Low Pay Commission and the Government's decision to fund research by the University of Limerick into the prevalence and impact of zero-hour and low-hour contracts across both the private and public sectors; and to assess if vulnerable workers have sufficient protection under the law;notes that:-Ireland has a significant low ....
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March 2015
27 March 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 31 March - 1 April 2015
That Dáil Éireann:notes that:- the standard variable rate for residential mortgages charged by State-owned Permanent TSB and AIB/EBS, as well as other banks operating in the market, is up to 2 per cent higher than comparable mortgage rates in other euro zone countries;- for a typical €200,000 mortgage a standard variable rate customer will pay approximately...
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20 March 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 24 - 25 March 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:notes:- that from 1st April, one week from now, the first bills for water charges will start to be sent out to householders around the country;- that water charges are another austerity tax arising from the bail out of major banks, bondholders, developers and the European financial markets system from their disastrous gambling in the property bubble in...
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06 March 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 10 - 11 March 2015
Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Presidential Voting) Bill 2014 - Deputy Gerry Adams. Copies of this Bill are available in the General Office.
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February 2015
27 February 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 3 - 4 March 2015
Family Home Mortgage Settlement Arrangement Bill 2014 - Deputy Michael McGrath
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20 February 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 24 - 25 February 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:notes the incontrovertible evidence that the impact of austerity cuts and regressive charges since the economic crash in 2007/8 has contributed to a consistent rise in poverty, deprivation and hardship and that this situation has continued to worsen under the current Government;notes, in this regard, that:- the Central Statistics Office's (CSO) Survey..
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13 February 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 17 - 18 February 2015
Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2015 - Deputy Dessie Ellis
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06 February 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 10 - 11 February 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:notes that:- childcare provision in Ireland encompasses a mixed model of provision with services delivered through the community, private and public sector; there are approximately 4,300 childcare centres in Ireland and approximately 23,000 staff work in the area;- quality early childhood care and education is paramount for positive development...
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January 2015
30 January 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Technical Group) 3 - 4 February 2015
"That Dáil Éireann: notes: - that the financial crisis highlighted the deviation from the founding principles and values of the European Union (EU) such as solidarity and mutual respect amongst nations; - the unsustainability of the debt burden imposed on Ireland and other European countries; - that the debt burden is an obstacle to...
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23 January 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil) 27 - 28 January 2015
"That Dáil Éireann:notes:- the significant fall in home ownership rates in Ireland;- the legitimate aspiration of families to own their own home;- that the lack of housing supply is causing distortions in the property market;- that the dramatic increase in rents and the failure to increase rent supplement supports have put many individuals and families at...
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16 January 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Sinn Féin) 20 - 21 January 2015
"That Dáil Éireann: - notes that the previous Government examined axing the Junior Cert exam structuresas a cost-saving initiative and that such axing of the Junior Cert exam structures wasthe starting point of the current Government until teacher unions began a campaign ofopposition; - is concerned that the Minister for Education and Skills is refusing to...
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12 January 2015
Dáil Éireann - Private Members Business (Fianna Fail) 14 - 15 January 2015
"That Dáil Éireann: noting:-the deplorable overcrowding being experienced in hospital emergency departments;-the record number of patients waiting on trolleys;-the further delays in scheduled hospital treatments that will result from such overcrowding; and-the failure of the Government and the Health Service Executive (HSE) to adequately prepare for a situation .....
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