Messages from Seanad

Before moving to questions to the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, I will deal with messages from the Seanad. Seanad Éireann has passed the National Shared Services Office Bill 2016 without amendment, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank 2017 without amendment, the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bill 2017 without amendment, the Independent Reporting Commission Bill 2017 without amendment, the Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2017 without amendment and the Minerals Development Bill 2015 without amendment.