Friday, 6 March 2015
Dáil Éireann Debate
Thirty-fourth Amendment to the Constitution (Neutrality) Bill 2013: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)
The next speaker is Deputy Clare Daly. There are eight speakers remaining and under Standing Orders I have to call the Minister at 11.45 a.m. That leaves 35 or 36 minutes remaining.
Others will not be able to speak. I am just pointing this out.
Other Deputies will not be able to speak if everybody insists on speaking for ten minutes.
Five minutes, otherwise others will be left out. The Deputy is entitled to ten minutes.
The next speaker is Deputy Shane Ross who is entitled to ten minutes, but I ask him to confine his remarks to four or five minutes to allow time for others who wish to speak.
We agreed to a time limit of five minutes to allow others time to speak. As the Deputy is entitled to ten minutes, it is his decision.
I apologise for interrupting the Deputy. Although he is entitled to take ten minutes, we agreed before he came into the Chamber that if every speaker was to be accommodated, each Member would need...
The Minister of State comes in at 11.45 a.m. and there are two more speakers.
The next speaker is Deputy Durkan. There is one other speaker left and I must call the Minister of State at 11.45 a.m.
The division is postponed until immediately after the Order of Business on Tuesday next, in accordance with Standing Order 117A(1A).