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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Thursday, 22 Apr 2010

Vol. 707 No. 2

Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Joe Costello — the need to support the EU Commission's proposal for an EU target to reduce poverty by 25% by 2020, at next week's meeting of the Council of EU Ministers; (2) Deputy Pat Breen — the need to provide a nursing home support scheme for short stay patients; (3) Deputy Róisín Shortall -the negative implications for school children in disadvantaged areas of the proposed abolition of the supply panel; (4) Deputy Tom Hayes — the delay in making payments to new applicants to the nursing home support scheme; and (5) Deputy Chris Andrews — the need to support calls for the release of the Miami Five.

The matters raised by Deputies Pat Breen, Tom Hayes, Chris Andrews and Róisín Shortall have been selected for discussion.