Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

I submitted two questions on pyrite and the Pyrite Remediation Scheme to the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government. Yet again, the Minister fudged and dragged his heels on Pyrite Remediation for those with a damage condition rating of 1, and failed to bring in changes that he has acknowledged are necessary to allow homeowners with pyrite avail of their legal entitlement to an exemption for property tax.

QUESTION

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the discussions or contact his officials have had with the Department of Finance in 2015, in relation to overcoming the difficulties of the criteria outlined in the Statutory Instrument, to enable homeowners with significant damage as a result of pyrite, to avail of their legitimate local property tax exemption.

– Clare Daly.
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Dáil Issues, Health, Parliamentary Questions

Clare’s questions to the Minister for Health remain unanswered this week..a question asking for mandatory inquests in the cases of maternal deaths given that there were eight maternal deaths from medical misadventure between 2007-2102, the facts which only emerged as a result of hard fought inquests, was moved to the Department of Justice(!), while this question below about Philomena Canning, he chose basically not to answer…
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Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Leaders Questions

Clare challenges the Taoiseach over garda reform, the McGinn report into the Father Niall Molloy case, and the independent review mechanism, saying, ‘Can we now take it that the review is nothing more than a fig leaf to divert attention from serious allegations of Garda malpractice?’

Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions