Business of Seanad

I have received notice from Senator Colm Burke that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:

The need for the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government to request all local authorities, including town, city and county councils, to have on their websites the names of the employees responsible for the management of individual departments and the names of persons responsible for each individual area within each department in order that citizens can identify the relevant person with responsibility for his or her query.

I have also received notice from Senator Fidelma Healy Eames of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to reclassify Down's syndrome as a low incidence disability in order that children with the syndrome receive teaching and learning resources appropriate to their needs.

I have also received notice from Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, in the light of the underspend of €226 million in his Department in 2011, to proceed with an improved AEOS this year.

I regard the matters raised by the Senators as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment and they will be taken at the conclusion of business.