Coppinger, Ruth

Thursday, 9 November 2017

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

The practice is that Deputies stand by the Chair and give their names. That is the normal practice.More Button

We need a gender quota or something.More Button

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

I will pull out to let in Deputy Barry.More Button

I also want to know what is going on. We have a family in exile. While there are many families in exile, Vera Twomey and her family's experience have been centre stage. Vera would have been pres...More Button

It is welcome that Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have stated they will not block the Bill. That is great, but I put it down to the fact that the response on this issue on social media has been massi...More Button

The last point I will make is in response to comments made on leakage. Some Deputies have said there would be a leak into recreational use, but all legally prescribed drugs leak into recreationa...More Button

He said: "Keep up public pressure."More Button

That is what he said: "Keep up public pressure."More Button

It is very potent.More Button

It has a habit of changing Sinn Féin's minds.More Button

It took just one email to change Sinn Féin's minds.More Button

Special Educational Needs Staff Contracts

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if special needs assistants (details supplied) employed at the start of a school year do not have hours reduced in the course of the school year; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button