Thursday, 22 November 2018

Questions (182, 184, 185, 189, 190, 193, 194, 196)

Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

182. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on appointing the Revenue Commissioners as the television licence fee collection agent in order to help reduce evasion rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48657/18]

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Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

184. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on public service broadcasting; his further views on licence fee reform; when action plan points in these areas will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48659/18]

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Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

185. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the aspects of the television licence fee reform the interdepartmental working group is reviewing; when the report will be published; if there will be engagement by the group with stakeholders; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48660/18]

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John Curran

Question:

189. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the aspects of the television licence fee reform the interdepartmental working group is reviewing; when this report will be published; if there will be an engagement by the group with stakeholders; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48762/18]

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John Curran

Question:

190. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on public service broadcasting; his further views on licence fee reform; when he will publish his action plan points in these areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48763/18]

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Seán Haughey

Question:

193. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the aspects of the television licence fee reform the interdepartmental working group is reviewing; when he expects this report to published; if there will be an engagement by the group with stakeholders; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48770/18]

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Seán Haughey

Question:

194. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on public service broadcasting; his further views on licence fee reform; when he will publish his action plan points in these areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48771/18]

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Seán Haughey

Question:

196. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his views on appointing the Revenue Commissioners as the licence fee collection agent to help reduce evasion rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48773/18]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 182, 184, 185, 189, 190, 193, 194 and 196 together.

I refer the Deputies to the reply to Question No. 201 (48489/18) of 21 November 2018. The position is unchanged.