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Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Catherine Murphy

80. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice if she has engaged with the Garda Commissioner in respect of further issues regarding the appropriateness of the management and cancellation of computer-aided despatch incidents and 999 calls (details supplied); and if her Department has provided administrative assistance and or advice to Garda management on same to date in 2021. [51666/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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Insurance Industry

Catherine Murphy

65. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment further to Parliamentary Question No. 109 of 12 October 2021, if he will provide a schedule of the steps he has taken to reduce insurance costs. [51702/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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Banking Sector

Catherine Murphy

95. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if his attention or that of his officials has been drawn to reports (details supplied) that the Central Bank is using off balance sheet structures to help in the concealment of losses; and if he or his officials have engaged with the Central Bank regarding the number of IBRC transactions that keep losses and liabilities off balance sheet. [51675/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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Housing Policy

Catherine Murphy

111. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will provide a detailed explanation of the off-balance sheet techniques used by him or his officials, as referred to recently (details supplied), to benefit foreign investors and confer on them an advantage over Irish retail customers. [51674/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Catherine Murphy

204. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the date on which she and or her officials were first informed by the Garda Commissioner in view of a statutory obligations under section 41 of the An Garda Síochána Act 2005 to inform her of such matters without delay of the cancellation and or downgrading of computer-aided despatch and 999 calls in the first instance and further matters disclosed by the Policing Authority on 14 October 2021. [51667/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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Protected Disclosures

Catherine Murphy

205. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the number of protected disclosures she has received in respect of the cancellation of 999 calls in 2020 and to date in 2021. [51668/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Catherine Murphy

206. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice if the audio recordings in respect of the cancellation of 999 calls and computer-aided despatch are being preserved and all essential data which illustrates the scope and the scale of this matter will be preserved to enable any reviews that are taking place. [51670/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Media Sector

Catherine Murphy

233. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Taoiseach if he will provide the costs to date incurred by the Future of Media Commission. [50364/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Departmental Advertising

Catherine Murphy

234. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Taoiseach if he plans to include all publications in national advertisement campaigns that are under the umbrella of an organisation (details supplied) in view of the fact that the spread of expenditure and public messaging was fragmented across trusted local media sources. [50368/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Dublin Bus

Catherine Murphy

322. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport the number and percentage of the Dublin Bus fleet that is aged over 10 years. [50554/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Tax Data

Catherine Murphy

324. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport if he will provide a breakdown for 2020 and to date in 2021, of the way in which persons chose to tax their motor vehicle, that is, quarterly, bi-annually and in full; the amount raised in motor tax over these time periods; and his plans to equalise the amount due per vehicle in view of the fact that a person that pays in full pays less tax than a person that pays quarterly. [50600/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Insurance Coverage

Catherine Murphy

364. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if he has engaged with insurance companies and or their representative bodies in respect of insurance providers refusing to provide quotes and or premiums to persons wishing to insure roadworthy and NCT compliant cars over a certain age; if his attention has been drawn to this practice; and the steps he is taking to remedy it. [50598/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Vehicle Registration Tax

Catherine Murphy

365. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if he and or his officials have engaged with the Revenue Commissioners in respect of lower and or a temporary waiving of VRT in view of inflated prices for second-hand motor vehicles. [50599/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Catherine Murphy

386. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding has been made available for the development of property and exhibits management stores at Tallaght and Naas Garda stations; if so, when these works will commence for a new PEMS in both stations. [50557/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Media Sector

Catherine Murphy

392. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she has received a request from the Future of Media Commission to extend the time for reporting; if she has received an interim report from the Commission; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50364/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Media Sector

Catherine Murphy

393. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she has received the report of Future of Media Commission; if she has been consulted in respect of a delay to report back; and the steps she will take once she is in receipt of the report. [50365/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Official Engagements

Catherine Murphy

398. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she will report on her recent visit to the United States of America; and the companies or senior officials of companies she met with during this trip. [50558/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Ministerial Engagements

Catherine Murphy

499. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has engaged with the new Japanese Prime Minister to date in 2021; and if he will provide a briefing note in respect of those engagements. [50559/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Ministerial Engagements

Catherine Murphy

502. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has engaged with the Irish Ambassador to Malaysia to date in 2021; and if he will provide a briefing note in respect of those engagements. [50560/21]

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021

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Air Corps

Catherine Murphy

525. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Defence the number of qualified military aircraft maintenance technicians and qualified military avionics technicians currently in the Air Corps. [50575/21]

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