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#Committee on Procedures and Privileges

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Friday 3 July, 2015

Garda Commissioner expresses concern for female garda knocked unconscious at Dáil protest

Nóirín O’Sullivan met with politicians at Leinster House today.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Catherine Murphy did NOT abuse privilege with those Denis O'Brien comments

A Dáil committee has ruled that Murphy’s now infamous remarks were not an abuse of parliamentary privilege.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Mary Lou has abused her Dáil privilege

The Sinn Féin deputy leader should not have named six former politicians in the Dáil, a committee has found.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

PAC told they can't force Flannery and Kerins to come before it

The former Rehab Group CEOs refused to appear before the committee in April.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Monday 10 March, 2014

This letter confirms the PAC can't release a transcript of the garda whistleblower's evidence

Maurice McCabe’s evidence about the penalty points system will not be released.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel - but no witnesses until after May elections

Who chairs it and who sits on it have still to be worked out, but the banking inquiry committee is unlikely to hear evidence publicly until after the local and European elections, TheJournal.ie has learned.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Banking inquiry could be up and running within ‘four to five months’

The make up of the new committee both in terms of size and who will sit on it has yet to be decided.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

TDs will be allowed to register their abstention on Dáil votes

Rather than vote Yes or No, a deputy will be able to officially abstain from a vote on a piece of legislation or a motion under changes likely to be implemented later this year.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Monday 23 September, 2013

Ceann Comhairle: 'Parliament has to be independent of Government'

The leader of the Dáil was speaking after a week in which he surprised many, including the government, by allowing members of the Reform Alliance and former Labour parliamentary party TDs speaking time during Dáil debates.

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Against the clock: Large screens to show TDs how long they can speak for

“Your time is up deputy… ”

# committee-on-procedures-and-privileges - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee

The recent late-night sitting of the Dáil to discuss the abortion bill and the infamous lapgate incident has reignited debate about the appropriateness of bar opening hours in Leinster House.