Brady, Martin

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 203 Nbr. 12


Order of Business

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Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2010: Second Stage

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Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

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Employers’ Job Incentive Scheme: Motion

I acknowledge the sentiments expressed by Senator Quinn. He made sensible suggestions and observations.More Button

During the Celtic tiger years a large number of people were drawing unemployment assistance; I believe the figure was well over 100,000. These were people who never worked at any stage. It is wro...More Button

People should be at least 20% better off financially working than on the dole. I will give the Minister of State an example. Colm McCarthy gave us figures for that in the an bord snip nua report....More Button

I spoke to a business person last week who had a small café in a service station. These people are the backbone of the economy. Senator Phelan would know the place I refer to because he vi...More Button

That is what is happening, and it is mitigating against people in business who wonder if they should bother continuing or shut the doors and stay at home. The local authorities charge people exorb...More Button

Senator Quinn made the point about the Government and he is right. It is not the Government’s job to create jobs. We must create the environment to enable people create jobs. I asked a per...More Button

There are various incentives that can be given to workers. The minimum wage is an issue but there are various incentives available. I know an employer who has a bonus scheme for workers. The mor...More Button

Some people are involved in worker participation where the workers are involved in management decisions. They bring them in around the management table and ask them their views. It is a good idea...More Button

Another system we all know about is where one wants to check one’s PRSI or tax information. A business person made this proposal and it is very sensible. He said there should be one persona...More Button

I welcome the Minister of State. I welcome the PRSI initiative by the Government but we must do much more than that. The main point, and it is being said by people everywhere, is that people shou...More Button

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Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2010: Second Stage

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