Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: June 2012

Parliamentary Question no. 232 on Wednesday, 13th June 2012

 * To ask the Minister for Health the progress of the review process of the Health Service Executive regarding the introduction of Gilenya; and if an estimated time can be given for the introduction of same. Reply: The manufacturer of Fingolimod (Gilenya®) has submitted an application to the HSE for the product to be reimbursed… Continue Reading

Parliamentary Question no. 362 on Tuesday, 12th June 2012

* To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she is satisfied with the information available in respect of the means test process which she follows in determining applications to allowance schemes; if further clear, comprehensible information with guidelines on income limits and bands will be made available to assist persons when making applications to… Continue Reading

The European Stability Mechanism Bill (2012)

The European Stability Mechanism Bill (2012) In the early stages of the economic crisis, which is affecting almost every nation in Europe and across the world, the EU was criticised for not acting fast enough and when it did, for not tackling the problems effectively. It’s strange now to see Europe being criticised by some… Continue Reading

€ 5.8 million investment for Oughterard sewerage scheme

€ 5.8 million investment for Oughterard sewerage scheme  At a weekend meeting of Fine Gael Branch in Oughterard attended by Galway West TD, Sean Kyne, Minister Phil Hogan officially signed the relevant papers to release a €5.8 million investment for the Oughterard sewerage scheme. Commented Deputy Kyne: “This investment is excellent news and will be very… Continue Reading

Parliamentary Question no. 275 on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

* To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation while recognising the very positive measures contained in the proposals to create a world-class Workplace Relations Service, whether the absence of legal advice or representation for claimants might mitigate against the principles of fairness, balance and equality which ought to underpin such a service.  … Continue Reading

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