Bernard J. Durkan

Bernard J. Durkan

House:

32nd Dáil (2016 - )

Constituency:

Kildare North

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency address:

Timard

Maynooth

Co. Kildare

Member contact details:

  • (01) 618 3732

Recent contributions

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Election Management System

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Questions on Promised Legislation

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Questions on Promised Legislation

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Recent questions

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Local Authority Housing Provision
37. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the degree to which he has identified land in each local authority area which is deemed suitable for the provision of local authority houses in the short-term, with particular reference to the local authorities in the greater Dublin area; the extent to which he expects their respective housing programmes to accelerate henceforth in view of the fact that an increasing number of families are becoming homeless and that the local authorities do not have adequate and available emergency housing; if he will issue instructions to ensure the provision of emergency housing in line with the need; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26868/18]

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Local Authority Housing Provision
88. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of local authority houses under construction in each local authority area; the corresponding number of housing applicants on the relevant local authority's housing list; the extent to which he has received correspondence from the local authorities indicating progress in dealing with the housing situation; if he has issued specific instructions to the local authorities to utilise their existing lands for the provision of local authority houses as opposed to providing the funding to housing bodies; if there are particular reasons some local authorities have not been able to progress their housing programme in line with the urgency of the housing situation in their respective areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26867/18]

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility
48. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the extent to which progress has been made in addressing the circumstances of women deprived of contributory pensions having retired from the workplace while raising their families or due to the marriage ban and who have made a major contribution to society in the course of their working lives; if their cases can be re-examined with a view to crediting them with sufficient contributions to enable them qualify for a State or retirement pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26568/18]

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Votes

Housing: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Question put: "That the motion be agreed to." [14 June 2018]

Member voted: Níl

Declared

Lost

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Death of Shane O'Farrell: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Amendment put: [14 June 2018]

Member voted: Níl

Declared

Lost

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Housing: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Amendment put: [14 June 2018]

Member voted: Níl

Declared

Lost

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Membership history

32nd Dáil

Period:

2016 -

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare North

31st Dáil

Period:

2011 - 2016

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare North

30th Dáil

Period:

2007 - 2011

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare North

29th Dáil

Period:

2002 - 2007

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare North

28th Dáil

Period:

1997 - 2002

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare North

27th Dáil

Period:

1992 - 1997

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare

26th Dáil

Period:

1989 - 1992

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare

25th Dáil

Period:

1987 - 1989

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare

24th Dáil

Period:

1982 - 1987

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare

16th Seanad

Period:

1982 - 1982

Party:

Fine Gael

Panel:

Agricultural Panel

22nd Dáil

Period:

1981 - 1982

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Kildare