Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Robert Dowds - the need to ensure boards of section 38 health agencies are representative of all stakeholders; (2) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the need to provide support for Tuath housing for the refurbishment of properties at Gallery Quay in the Dublin docklands; (3) Deputy Lucinda Creighton - the accuracy of the data being collected from hospitals on their mortality rates and the implications for patient safety; (4) Deputy Derek Nolan - the impact of a further increase in carbon tax on solid fuels; (5) Deputy Peadar Tóibín - the need to provide a housing solution for persons forced into homelessness; (6) Deputy Dan Neville - the increasing risk of Lyme disease; (7) Deputy Michael Colreavy - the cost-benefit analysis of exporting renewable power from Ireland to Britain; (8) Deputy Michael Moynihan - providing access to medication for severe asthma sufferers; (9) Deputy Clare Daly - the review being undertaken by Judge Cooke of the GSOC surveillance controversy; (10) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the need to establish an accurate figure for Ireland's corporation tax rate; (11) Deputy Mick Wallace - the review being undertaken by Judge Cooke of the GSOC surveillance controversy; (12) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - the future of rural post offices; and (13) Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl - the escalating crisis in Ukraine.

The matters raised by Deputies Dan Neville, Robert Dowds, Seán Ó Feargháil and Richard Boyd Barrett have been selected for discussion.