I call on the Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach to make a statement.
Sittings and Business of Dáil: Motion
Notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders or today’s Order of Business that the Dáil shall sit at 9.30 a.m. on Thursday, 20 June, to take the Microbeads (Prohibition) Bill 2019 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage. If the proceedings on Second Stage of the Bill conclude before 10.30 a.m. the sitting shall be suspended until 10.30 a.m.
Also on Thursday, after the suspension of the sitting under Standing Order 25(1), statements on the Government's Climate Action Plan to Tackle Climate Breakdown shall be taken. Statements of a Minister or Minister of State and the main spokespersons for parties or groups or a Member nominated in their stead shall not exceed ten minutes each, the statements shall adjourn after the opening round and shall not resume that day and, on resumption, the statements of all other Members shall not exceed five minutes each, with a five-minute response of a Minister or Minister of State, and all Members may share time.