It is proposed to take No. 79, motion re disability funding and services (resumed); and No. 19, Budget Statement and the financial motions by the Minister for Finance, which shall be taken today at 2.30 p.m.
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that the Dáil shall sit later than 9 p.m. tonight and the motion for the General Financial Resolution shall be moved not later than 12 midnight, whereupon the Dáil shall adjourn forthwith; the sitting shall be suspended on the conclusion of Private Members’ business until 2.30 p.m.; following the statements of the Minister for Finance and of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, which shall not exceed 45 minutes in each case, the following arrangements shall apply in relation to the proceedings on No. 19: the statements of the main spokespersons for finance and public expenditure and reform for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Technical Group, who shall be called upon in that order, shall not exceed an aggregate of 60 minutes in each case, and such Members may share their time; following the statements the sitting shall be suspended for 30 minutes; and all divisions demanded on No. 19 shall be taken manually.