Daly, Clare

Thursday, 9 November 2017

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

The fact that we have had so many Deputies competing to contribute to the discussion is reflective of the fact that everybody takes the matter incredibly seriously. There is a large inherent contr...More Button

I do not need to be convinced of the hypocrisy that surrounds this issue and there are arguments that I have made many times before. As one of only eight Deputies who supported a Bill from a for...More Button

I reject some of the analysis of the health committee on the Bill. I have read its report and the reply from Solidarity-People Before Profit. There are qualms among the committee members about ...More Button

Today's debate seeks to move this forward. The health committee debated making access more readily available through secondary legislation and so on. In order to force whatever mechanism is req...More Button

Garda Síochána (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)

To be honest, I am a little gobsmacked by some of the comments of the Minister. I refer to the idea that this House would be accused of implementing ad hoc measures and slow in dealing...More Button

That is a deficit in the Bill. The Bill does not propose to give power to compel compliance and co-operation, which is unfortunate because, for example, we know about the long delay in clarificati...More Button

I welcome the proposal in the Bill that the Garda Commissioner must keep the Policing Authority fully informed of any matters which have required an internal review, audit or examination of the f...More Button

When Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan carried out the internal review on the breath tests, his report to the justice committee was that the recommendation of the Garda Inspectorate repor...More Button

The Policing Authority as currently constituted was hand-picked by the Government and there was not a proper selection process. The way in which that process was handled was deficient. I very m...More Button

It is somewhat regrettable that we do not have all of the accepted changes that are necessary in terms of GSOC. When GSOC came before us, it asked for substantial changes in law to allow it to d...More Button

Coastal Erosion

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the steps he has taken to ensure that Fingal County Council using available funds is acting to prevent further damage to dunes at Portrane, County Dublin.More Button

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: his strategy for preventing the destruction of homes at risk due to coastal erosion, in particular, in respect of coastal damage at Portrane, County Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the m...More Button

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Asked the Minister for Health: to outline the options available to chemotherapy patients who request THC cannabis oil; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button