Kenny, Enda

Wednesday, 10 December 1980

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 325 Nbr. 5


Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Industrial Expansion.

asked the Minister for Industry, Commerce and Tourism the plans he has for further industrial expansion in Ballinrobe, County Mayo.More Button

Supplementary Estimates, 1980. - Vote 49: Social Welfare.

I do not think anybody will disagree with the Minister's intention to give certain social welfare recipients double payments this week. It is a welcome trend which will be supported by all. My fi...More Button

As the scheme is operated at present it means that many social welfare contributors in my part of the country who should be eligible, on contributions, for dental treatment cannot avail of that ben...More Button

The dental surgeons' request for better fees for extraction and other dental treatment should be given consideration by the Minister because such work at present takes in half of the private practi...More Button

I should like clarification on it. Another point about dental treatment is that it should not be considered to be part of the social welfare scheme. It would be more appropriately dealt with unde...More Button

In regard to women applicants for unemployment benefit, I get an enormous number of complaints from women who are eligible but for various reasons have been denied benefit because the Department sa...More Button

Many widows throughout the country have not got sufficiently clear information in regard to their rights to benefits. I am not only concerned with widows but also with widowers. The means test in ...More Button

The application of the means test in relation to unemployment assistance for small farmers was raised by Deputy Begley. His complaints are quite similar to those in my constituency. Many small f...More Button

Written Answers. - Castlebar Market Charges.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason no decision was taken by him on a request from Castlebar UDC in relation to increased market charges in Castlebar in view of the fact that the orig...More Button

Written Answers. - Group Water Schemes.

asked the Minister for the Environment if any FEOGA grantaid is available in respect of group water scheme applications; if so, the level of finance, if any, paid out in 1980 to date; and the crite...More Button