An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

Today’s business shall be No. 17, Finance Bill 2018 – Financial Resolution; and No. 35, Finance Bill 2018 - Order for Report, Report and Final Stages. Private Members’ business shall be No. 54, Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Bill 2018 - Second Stage, selected by Sinn Féin.

Wednesday’s business shall be No. 17a, motion re Supplementary Estimates, leave to introduce; No. 17b, motion re Supplementary Estimates, referral to committees; No. 17c, motion re Brexit; No. 35, Finance Bill 2018 – Report Stage, resumed, and Final Stage; and No. 1, Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2018 [Seanad] - Second Stage. Private Members’ business shall be No. 207, motion re older people, selected by Fianna Fáil.

Thursday’s business shall be No. 17d, motion re Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund, referral to committee; No. 35, Finance Bill 2018 – Report Stage (resumed) and Final Stage, if not previously concluded; No. 56, Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2018 - Order for Report, Report and Final Stages; No. 1, Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2018 [Seanad] - Second Stage; and No. 36, statements on the clinical review of maternity services in the Portiuncula University Hospital, resumed. Private Members’ business shall be No. 57, Social Housing Bill 2016 - Second Stage, in the name of Deputy Eoin Ó Broin.

I refer Members to the first report of the Business Committee, dated 15 November. In relation to today's business it is proposed that:

(1) The Dáil shall sit later than 10 p.m. and shall adjourn on the conclusion of Private Members’ business. The proceedings on Second Stage of No. 54 shall commence not later than 9 p.m. and shall conclude within two hours; and

(2) No. 17 shall be taken without debate and any division demanded thereon shall be taken immediately.

In relation to Wednesday’s business, it is proposed that:

(1) The Dáil shall sit later than 10 p.m. and shall adjourn not later than 11 p.m.;

(2) No. 17a shall be taken without debate and any division demanded thereon shall be taken immediately. Subject to the agreement of the leave to introduce, No. 17b shall be taken without debate and any division demanded thereon shall be taken immediately; and

(3) No. 17c shall be brought to a conclusion within four hours and ten minutes and any division demanded thereon shall be taken immediately.

Speeches shall be confined to a single round for a Minister or Minister of State and party leaders or spokespersons for parties and groups, or a Member nominated in their stead, for a period not exceeding 30 minutes each, with a ten-minute response from a Minister or Minister of State. All Members may share time.

In relation to Thursday’s business, it is proposed that:

(1) The Dáil shall sit later than 7.48 p.m. and shall adjourn not later than 9.48 p.m., or on conclusion of proceedings on No. 57, whichever is the earlier;

(2) No. 17d shall be taken without debate;

(3) No. 56 shall be taken in Government time; and

(4) No. 36 shall commence not later than 6 p.m. and be followed by debate on Topical Issues and shall adjourn after one hour if not previously concluded.

There are three proposals to be put to the House. Is the proposal for dealing with Tuesday's business agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Wednesday's business agreed to? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with Thursday's business agreed to? Agreed.