Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 37 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Paul Donnelly - to discuss the current status of the move of Danu Community Special School school in Dublin 15 to Riversdale Community College; (2) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss the Brandon report and the HSE response or otherwise to it and its implications; (3) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss the lack of water and waste water infrastructure in rural areas of Cork North-Central; (4) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss the blanket ban on peat harvesting for the horticulture industry and the delay in issuing a licence for harvesting for summer 2021; (5) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss cases (details supplied) of parents unable to find a suitable educational place for their son; (6) Deputy Joe McHugh - to discuss difficult circumstances for a family in Donegal due to mica and their request to remain in their home; (7) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the increase in young adults across Dublin being made homeless as a consequence of family circumstances; (8) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss plans for the roll-out of a pilot antigen testing scheme for aviation; (9) Deputy Joan Collins - to discuss the suspension of the north inner city drugs and alcohol task force; (10) Deputy Patrick Costello - to discuss the sodium valproate inquiry which the Minister committed to holding last October; (11) Deputy Colm Burke - to discuss if the temporary assistance payment scheme, TAPS, for nursing homes will be reinstated; (12) Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to ask the Minister for Health when the assisted human reproduction Bill will be published, the steps he is taking to create a legislative framework to govern surrogacy in Ireland, and if he will make a statement on the matter; and (13) Deputy Cathal Crowe - to ask the Minister for Finance if Clare homes with confirmed cases of pyrite defective blocks in their structure will be exempted from payment of local property tax.

The matters raised by Deputies Paul Donnelly, McHugh, Pringle and Cathal Crowe have been selected for discussion.