Barry, Tom

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Social Welfare Bill 2014: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I welcome the opportunity to speak on the Social Welfare Bill. I welcome the balance that has been struck here. As has been mentioned, there is the increase in the living alone allowance, the Chr...More Button

In mentioning the household benefits package, we need to review it and ensure it has proper oversight because it has come to my attention that while the State pays significant ESB bills for those...More Button

There are cases where people are receiving cheques for their electricity allowance which make it clear that they are not living in the house. If they are not living there then it is the case that ...More Button

Defence Forces Retirement Scheme

Asked the Minister for Defence: if a pension will be put in place in respect of a person (detail supplied) in County Cork; and the reason they have not been medically discharged. More Button

Irish Water Staff

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the starting rates of pay at Irish Water; and the rates of pay for the various grades.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of persons, other than those recruited from local authorities, employed by Irish Water.More Button