Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Oral Questions, Transport Tourism and Sport

Clare attempted to raise the issue of Aer Lingus/daa Pension Scheme problems with Minister Donohoe on Wednesday, but sadly the question didn’t get selected for discussion from the lottery. Even though he escaped having to answer Clare’s question on Shannon, her colleague Mick Wallace did get that chance and Minister Donohoe was forced to concede that some of his information last time round was not accurate… putting questions down pays.

Question No 30:

To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has raised issues of staff concern regarding the operation of the new daa pension scheme, and legacy issues from the Irish Airlines (General Employees) Superannuation Scheme since its cessation in any recent correspondence between him or his Department with daa officials..

– Clare Daly.
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EPA Fracking Study


Communications Energy and Natural Resources, Dáil Issues, Human Rights, Oral Questions

Minister persists with compromised study at taxpayers expense, despite withdrawal of Queens University from the study and the failure of CDM Smith to declare a conflict of interests and out of date terms of reference.

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his views on the potential conflict of interest by the inclusion of a company (details supplied), which has been involved in fracking projects in the United States as a participant of the Environmental Protection Agency’s two year study into hydraulic fracturing; the action he has taken to address this. – Clare Daly.

For ORAL answer on Tuesday, 10th November, 2015.

(8  Received on 3rd November, 2015.)
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Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

Clare  again attempts to push the government regarding the present state of play with the Pyrite  Remediation Scheme and the need for them to amend it to take on board the deficiencies which have emerged in the operation of the scheme… Needless to say as usual the government aren’t particularly concerned, see below…
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Dáil Debates, Human Rights, Justice, Prisoners, Topical Questions