Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: September 2014

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014 – Regulating and Protecting

I welcome the introduction of the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014. The regulation of health services is essential for patients and also for genuine professionals who spend so much time training and studying to become practitioners. Unfortunately, in most sectors we have seen cases where regulation failed, leading to negative consequences. However, there are few… Continue Reading

PQ No. 543 – 23rd September – Provisions of the Vehicle Clamping Bill

To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans that the Vehicle Clamping Bill will address the penalty charge for interfering with a clamp which is levied by clamping companies despite a lack of clarity concerning the term interfere; if limits will be placed on the charge amount; and if he will make… Continue Reading

PQ No. 541- 23 September – Rural Transport Scheme Offices

PQ No. 541- 23 September – Rural Transport Scheme Offices To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport in the context of the restructuring of the rural transport programme which is being overseen by the National Transport Authority, an agency under the remit of his Department, if there is any impediment to a new… Continue Reading

PQ No. 425 – 23rd September – Overseas Development Aid

To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade in view of the improving financial circumstances of the State, if the financial contribution made by the Government on behalf of the Irish people towards assisting developing nations and humanitarian projects will be increased at a minimum in line with inflation so that Ireland begins to… Continue Reading

PQ No. 270 & 271 – 23rd September – Control of Noxious Weeds

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers and or landowners fined for not controlling noxious weeds, particularly ragwort in the past five years; the number of notifications given to the National Roads Authority and to county and city councils – Seán Kyne. To ask the Minister for Agriculture,… Continue Reading