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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Electricity Supply Board

Dessie Ellis

142. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the role he has with regard to the management or otherwise of the ESB; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23694/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Housing Issues

Dessie Ellis

318. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of persons to date on the housing list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23700/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Homeless Accommodation

Dessie Ellis

319. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of children to date in homeless accommodation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23701/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Housing Schemes

Dessie Ellis

320. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of persons on HAP by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23702/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Homeless Accommodation

Dessie Ellis

321. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of persons on the homeless housing list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23703/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Housing Schemes

Dessie Ellis

322. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the cost of supporting HAP; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23704/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Direct Provision System

Dessie Ellis

563. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the current number of residents in a centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23687/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Direct Provision System

Dessie Ellis

564. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the timeline for ending the direct provision system in operation in Balseskin, County Dublin; the steps he will take to achieve same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23688/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Direct Provision System

Dessie Ellis

565. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he has concerns regarding the safety or otherwise of residents at a centre (details supplied) particularly with regard to the interaction of the residents with each other in the centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23689/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

41. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if his attention has been drawn to the fact that 58 apartments have lain idle since their construction almost 15 years ago at Prospect Hill, Finglas (details supplied); when these vacant properties will be allocated to those on the housing list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13094/21]

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Wed, 5 May 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Dessie Ellis

549. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a number of elderly persons have had to wait for almost two hours while being exposed to the elements for their Covid-19 vaccine at the Helix, DCU (details supplied); if he will ensure that mechanisms are put in place in particular for the elderly in which they can have shelter from the extreme heat or rain and that they can freely use the toilet facilities without fear of losing their place in the queue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22769/21]

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Thu, 22 Apr 2021

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Addiction Treatment Services

Dessie Ellis

145. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the detox ten-bed unit in St. Michael’s Ward, Beaumont Hospital is currently closed; the status of the unit; when it will reopen as a detox unit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20961/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Passport Services

Dessie Ellis

861. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of staff currently working in the passport section; if staff from the passport section have been redeployed to other Departments during the current level 5 lockdown; if so, their role in those Departments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19512/21]

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Thu, 1 Apr 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

148. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the details of the €7,746,404 payment (details supplied) made by Dublin City Council to the receivers with regard to the vacant 58 units at Prospect Hill, Finglas in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17924/21]

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Thu, 1 Apr 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

149. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if the payments totalling €7,746,404 made by Dublin City Council to the receiver for the 58 vacant units at Prospect Hill, Finglas includes the potential or projected costs of the refurbishment of any or all of the individual units; if the figure does not include such costs, the projected costs to Dublin City Council of refurbishing any or all of the units; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17925/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Dessie Ellis

558. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education the resources required for an ASD unit to be put in place at a school; the resources that can be provided to the school by the NCSE; the additional resources the school must provide from its current funding sources; if there are other funding sources to assist the school to provide ASD units; the reason that may be given by a school that decides it cannot provide an ASD unit or additional places; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16349/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Dessie Ellis

559. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education her plans to work with primary or post-primary schools in Ballymun, Dublin 11, to assist in providing ASD units for children in the area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16350/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Dessie Ellis

154. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Justice the mechanisms in place to inform persons whose attendance at court is requested that the courts are closed as a consequence of Covid restrictions given persons are currently being requested to attend court without being notified of the court's closure; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16109/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Dessie Ellis

192. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Health if those who have particular underlying conditions which make them more vulnerable to the potential side effects of certain Covid vaccines, for example those who require blood-thinning medication, those who have hypertension and so on, can be offered the option of being vaccinated with another vaccine which does not give rise to those side effects; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16115/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Vacant Properties

Dessie Ellis

646. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if his attention has been drawn to the fact that 58 apartments have been idle since their construction almost 15 years ago (details supplied); when these vacant properties will be allocated to those on the housing list; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14361/21]

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