Thursday, 8 November 2012

Select Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Debate
Vol. 1 No. 9

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(Speaker Continuing)

[Deputy Simon Coveney: Information on Deputy Simon Coveney Zoom on Deputy Simon Coveney] People will be able to see the full report and the recommendations on fur farming. It is just a report. I am not required to take all the recommendations on board, but I would like people to see the recommendations made by the group. We will put the report up within the next couple of days.

Chairman: Information on Andrew Doyle Zoom on Andrew Doyle It is now 11.20 a.m. I presume we will agree to suspend the discussion on amendment No. 3 for today. Is that agreed? Agreed. I thank the Minister and his officials for attending.

Progress reported; Committee to sit again.

Business of Select Committee

Chairman: Information on Andrew Doyle Zoom on Andrew Doyle Our next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 22 November at 11.30 a.m. Members will be notified in the usual way. I remind members of this committee that a briefing by Mr. Tom Malone on the budgetary process is being held now.

Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív: Information on Éamon Ó Cuív Zoom on Éamon Ó Cuív Will we have a long session the next day?

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Simon Coveney): Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney I would say we will need a long session the next day.

Chairman: Information on Andrew Doyle Zoom on Andrew Doyle No. The next one is limited, but we will have a longer session on 27 November.

Deputy Simon Coveney: Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney It would be great if we could try to get this completed before the end of the session.

Deputy Clare Daly: Information on Clare Daly Zoom on Clare Daly How much time will the meeting on 22 November take? It starts at 11.30 a.m., but when does it finish?

Chairman: Information on Andrew Doyle Zoom on Andrew Doyle It will take approximately an hour and a half. Room space and the availability of the Minister are the issues. However, we have an extended period available on 27 November.

Deputy Simon Coveney: Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney I am in the committee's hands.

The select committee adjourned at 11.25 a.m. until 11.30 a.m. on Thursday, 22 November 2012.


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