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Seanad Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014

Vol. 229 No. 1

Address to Seanad Éireann by Mr. Tom Arnold: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges that, in accordance with Standing Order 57(2) of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, Mr.Tom Arnold, Chairperson of the Convention on the Constitution, be invited to address Seanad Éireann on 16 January 2014 and the following arrangements shall apply. The proceedings, which shall not exceed two hours, shall consist of a speech by the Cathaoirleach welcoming Mr. Arnold, an address by Mr. Arnold, a contribution not exceeding five minutes by the Spokesperson of each Group and a contribution not exceeding two minutes from a Sinn Féin Senator at the conclusion of which Mr. Arnold will reply to questions (which shall not exceed one minute in each case) from members in accordance with the schedule below and a concluding contribution by the Leader of the House.


Fine Gael Senators: 2 questions.

Fianna Fáil Senators: 2 questions.

Labour Party Senators: 2 questions.

Taoiseach's Nominees: 2 questions.

University Senators: 2 questions.

Sinn Féin Senators: 1 question.

Question put and agreed to.