Speaking in the Dail today on the recent budget. I spoke on changes to agricultural reliefs and initiatives to encourage long term leasing, taxation of self employed individuals, changes to VAT on certain herbal teas, excise duty, Employment and Investment Incentives among other items.
My contribution on the Cooke Report, the role of the Garda Siochana and planned Reform in the Dail yesterday 19th June
Discussing the changes to National Policy regarding Service Areas on the National Road Network in the Dail with Minister Leo Varadkar.
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Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) welcomed the fact that the new Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) to be administered by Local Authorities will be paid direct to landlords from the Local Authorities. He was speaking after the Housing Miscellaneous Bill 2014 made it’s way through the Dail this week.
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Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) raised questions in the Dáil about the Service Area Policy of the National Roads Authority (NRA), questioning why it is taking a state led approach to the provision of online service areas, which are the service stations directly accessible from motorways.
Speaking in the Dail on 12th March 2014 on the Priorities for our Government for 2014 I highlighted the work done to date, progress on the Gridlink Project and the Sugar Beet Industry and my priorities for Kildare South.
My contribution to the live session of the 2014 Ard Fheis on Jobs is attached here. I focussed on the need to encourage indigenous Irish industry and concentrate on areas we are good at such as Agribusiness. The Sugar Beet Industry is a good example of this.
Speaking in the Dail on the second stage of the Betting Amendment Bill which has been long awaited. The Bill when introduced will extend Betting Tax to online and betting exchanges to introduce a level playing field for all members of the industry.
Speaking in the Dail on a debate on the Gridlink project highlighting issues with the consultation process and the concerns of residents in proposed route areas.