Committee Reports::Report - A Statement reported in the press to have been made by a Member::22 April, 1964::Proceedings of the Joint Committee



Dé Céadaoin, 22 Aibreán, 1964.

Wednesday, 22nd April, 1964.

1. The Twenty-First meeting of the Committee took place at 4.30 p.m. in Room 106.

2. The following members were present:—

The Ceann Comhairle (Chairman), the Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach, Deputies Booth, J. J. Collins, S. Collins, Cunningham, Faulkner, Gibbons, Kyne, M. J. O’Higgins, O’Sullivan, Sherwin, Sweetman and Tully.

3. Statement Reported in Press to have been made by Member.

The Order of the Dáil of 8th April referring to the Committee a statement reported in the Press of 7th April to have been made by Deputy Richie Ryan at a meeting of the Dublin City Council was read. The statement referred to was published in The Irish Press and was as follows:—

“Many members of Dáil Éireann are blatantly dishonest in this regard. They make claims for travel expenses when they travel in other Deputies’ cars”.

The Committee deliberated.

Resolved: That Deputy Richie Ryan be interviewed by the Committee [Deputy Booth].

9. The Committee adjourned at 5.35 p.m.