Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Ruairí Quinn — the promotion of Irish excellence and design in architecture following the victory by Irish architects in the World Building of the Year Award; (2) Deputy James Bannon — the need to stimulate job creation in Longford; (3) Deputy Michael D. Higgins — the award of a stamp 4 to a person granted residency; (4) Deputy Charles Flanagan — to raise with the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the impact and consequences of the proposed cuts to the budgets of the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights Commission; (5) Deputy Róisín Shortall — the implications for the opt-in programme at the Finglas ICTU centre for the unemployed of the cancellation of the fund for the development of targeted educational responses to certain children at risk; (6) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan — the urgent and pressing issue of mortgage supplement in the case of a person where the HSE is only prepared to assist on a 50% basis because the mortgage is in joint names but there is a barring order against her husband and if the Minister will make a statement on the matter; and (7) Deputy Joe Costello — the need for the Minister for Education and Science to ensure that the centre for deaf studies, TCD, 40 Lower Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9, is adequately funded.

The matters raised by Deputies Bannon, Higgins, Quinn and Shortall have been selected for discussion.