Clare speaking about the O’Higgins Commission yesterday in the Dáil. She tells the Minister that ‘it is way past time’ for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to go, saying:
‘Now the dogs on the street know what we have been telling her for two years: nothing has changed. It has just been an illusion.
‘As Deputy Wallace said, we have come in here 18 times over the past two years and given the Minister detailed specific information about the horror being endured by current Garda whistleblowers, not to mind the written questions we have tabled to her, and she has done nothing.’
Full transcript below.
Clare asked the new Ministers for Environment and Arts to clarify the function of their departments and which departments are now responsible for Environment and Nature.
To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government to which Departments, the Environment functions of his Department have passed; if he has successfully split all of the functions of the former Department or if he has dispensed with any of its functions.
Clare asked the new minister a number of questions relating to the operation of the pyrite remediation scheme and how his department propose to deal with the houses on a damage rating of 2…
To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the analysis his Department has conducted on the number of properties with pyrite which do not reach a Damage Condition Rating of 2; and his proposals to deal with these.
For ORAL answer on Tuesday, 24th May, 2016. Ref No: 11181/16