Ryan, Eamon

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 Report: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

I am very glad we seem to have a changed situation. This morning my understanding was that the Bill would not be moving on to Committee Stage and I do not know what changed in that regard. I list...More Button

I want to refer to two issues. We have heard the evidence on one side while Professor Michael Barnes is on the other side, and I am glad he is coming here next week to address the medical case. ...More Button

As I understand it from listening to Deputy Harty, the other argument is there is a concern this would lead to the effective decriminalisation by the back door. That probably will not come into ...More Button

Capital Expenditure Programme

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the carbon price that applies to the cost benefit analysis assessments for capital projects; and the reforms he is considering in regard to this price and mechanism. More Button

At the meeting of the Citizens' Assembly at the weekend there was a real sense of dismay at the lack of political leadership in tackling climate change in this country. Among the various criticism...More Button

The code the Minister is using and the price he is setting are not working. I will take a number of measures as evidence. The European Commissioner for Transport was over recently. She said that...More Button

Capital Expenditure Programme (Continued)

In every area I look, I see a lack of commitment. With regard to transport, the metro is arriving 20 years late. We should have built it 20 years ago, as set out in the transport plan at that tim...More Button

With regard to renewable energy, we are making a submission tomorrow on where we should go. The Government states there should be no increase in renewables integration although we believe the fi...More Button

The Minister asked me what pricing system I would have. First, I would move away from the emissions trading scheme, which is universally recognised as a brokering system in setting the price of ...More Button

Capital Expenditure Programme Publication

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: if he will publish a draft version of the capital plan in advance of the plan being considered by the Cabinet.More Button

Vacant Sites Levy

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: when the increase to the vacant site levy from 3% to 7% announced on 10 October 2017 as part of the budget statement 2018 will be introduced; if the levy is a general increase from 3% to 7%; and if...More Button