Barry, Mick

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Financial Resolution No. 1: Tobacco Products Tax

The Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit will be opposing this motion. We agree entirely that tobacco products and cigarettes are harmful and damaging, they cause cancer and heart disease ...More Button

The price increases in recent years have also had the effect of boosting the black market for tobacco products. It is reckoned that in 2007, 6.7% of tobacco products purchased in the State were ...More Button

These tax increases are regressive and people on low incomes are hit hard by the policy and it is a key reason we are opposing it.More Button

Financial Resolution No. 1: Tobacco Products Tax (Continued)

I reiterate that these are harmful, damaging products that kill people. We want to see far less smoking and use of tobacco products within society but we believe the key way to do this is through ...More Button

Refugee Resettlement Programme

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality: further to when she spoke at the UN summit on refugees and migrants in New York when she indicated the Government will have resettled 870 migrants by the end of 2016, the reason for the disparity b...More Button

Broadband Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the steps his Department will take to ensure broadband services will be provided in an area in correspondence (details supplied).More Button