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 Chris Andrews — the need to investigate expenditure on Horse Racing Ireland; (2) Deputy Joe Behan — the need to make dementia a national health priority; (3) Deputy Deirdre Clune — the need to ensure that the HSE south provides dental services to adults with special needs who require a general anaesthetic; (4) Deputy James Bannon — the need for the Minister for Health and Children to explain why a teenage girl should suffer and her health deteriorate while essential funding to allow vital spinal surgery is not available, although timely surgical treatment is essential; (5) Deputy Martin Ferris — the need to upgrade the N21 between Abbeyfeale and Newcastle West and address the issue of road safety on the road; and (6) Deputy David Stanton — the feasibility of re-establishing a sugar beet industry here.

The matters raised by Deputies Joe Behan, Martin Ferris, Chris Andrews and David Stanton have been selected for discussion.