Establishment of Select Committees: Motion

I move:

(1) That Select Committees as set out in column (1) of the Schedule hereto are hereby appointed pursuant to Standing Order 70A.

(2) Each Select Committee shall perform the functions set out in Standing Order 70A in respect of the Government Departments listed in column (2) opposite each Committee (in anticipation of the coming into effect of the necessary Government Orders in relation to names of Departments and titles of Ministers and transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions).

(3) The number of members appointed to each Select Committee shall be four.

(4) Each Select Committee shall have the powers defined in Standing Order 71 (1), (2) and (3).

(5) Each Select Committee shall be joined with a Select Committee appointed by Dáil Éireann to form a Joint Committee to carry out the functions set out in Standing Order 70A.

(6) Each Joint Committee shall have the powers defined in Standing Orders 71 (other than paragraph (2A) thereof), 107 and 109.

(7) The Select Committee on Justice and Equality shall have the powers defined in Standing Order 108(1)(b).

SCHEDULE

(1)

Committee

(2)

Department(s)

1

Select Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Agriculture, Food and the Marine

2

Select Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

Children and Youth Affairs

3

Select Committee on Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources

Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources

4

Select Committee on Education and Skills

Education and Skills

5

Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

Finance

Public Expenditure and Reform

Taoiseach

6

Select Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence

Foreign Affairs and Trade

Defence

7

Select Committee on Health

Health

8

Select Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Housing, Planning and Local Government

9

Select Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

10

Select Committee on Justice and Equality

Justice and Equality

11

Select Committee on Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts and the Gaeltacht

Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts and the Gaeltacht

12

Select Committee on Social Protection

Social Protection

13

Select Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport

Transport, Tourism and Sport

Question put and agreed to.