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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

1. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee dealing with justice issues will next meet. [36304/21]

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

372. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of persons who have entered mandatory hotel quarantine; the number of those who have done so as a result of not having a PCR test; the number of those who have tested positive for Covid-19 from all those entering hotel quarantine; the number of those who have tested positive for Covid-19 from among those entering hotel quarantine for not having a PCR test upon arrival; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31209/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

373. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of persons entering hotel quarantine who have submitted an appeal to their detention; the number of those who were successful in their appeal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31210/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

374. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of persons appealing their detention in mandatory hotel quarantine on the basis of compassionate grounds; the numbers of such appeals that are a success for the travellers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31211/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Departmental Offices

Mick Barry

5. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the parliamentary liaison unit of his Department. [37671/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

11. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Covid-19 will next meet. [36303/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

13. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Covid-19 will next meet. [37672/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Mick Barry

92. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if it will be ensured that a drug manufactured by a company (details supplied) will be included in the cannabis access programme; if he will report on the operation of this programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37664/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Eating Disorders

Mick Barry

158. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the progress in implementing the 2018 National Clinical Programme for Eating Disorders in particular its proposal to establish 16 specialist hubs in five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37665/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

178. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment further to Parliamentary Question No. 159 of 15 June 2021, the reason an organisation (details supplied) as the reporting organisation representing the four Ghanaian nationals and the four Ghanaian nationals themselves were not informed of his Department’s decision not to proceed with a civil case against their former employers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37342/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

179. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment further to Parliamentary Question No. 159 of 15 June 2021, the reason he omitted to make reference to separate criminal proceedings that were initiated by his Department against the former employer of the four Ghanaians that were about to be heard in the District Court on or around the time of his reply on 15 June 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37343/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

180. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of times he and his predecessors have initiated civil proceedings under section 2B of the Employment Permits Act 2003 on behalf of foreign nationals to whom that section applies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37344/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

181. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment further to Parliamentary Question No. 159 of 15 June 2021, the reason the investigation was not concluded within the two year limitation period imposed by section 2B(6) of the Employment Permits Act 2003; the reason neither the complainants nor the referring organisation were informed of the decision not to initiate civil proceedings against the former employer or of the reason for the decision; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37349/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

182. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment further to Parliamentary Question No. 159 of 15 June 2021, the reason the then pending criminal case listed for hearing on 17 June 2021 was omitted from the response; the reason the four Ghanaian nationals and the referring organisation were not informed of this hearing by the Workplace Relations Commission or his Department and called as witnesses; the precise circumstances in which the charges were dismissed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37350/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

228. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport further to Parliamentary Question No. 154 of 15 June 2021, the outcome of these referrals to his Department (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37339/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Marine Accidents

Mick Barry

257. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport when the review into the performance of the Marine Casualty Investigation Board carried out by a person (details supplied) will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38025/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Further and Higher Education

Mick Barry

515. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science his views on whether Youthreach is an independent autonomous form of education that works towards self-directed learning for students; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37352/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Further and Higher Education

Mick Barry

516. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if the staff grade for Youthreach is pro-rata teacher grade; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37353/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Further and Higher Education

Mick Barry

517. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will engage with a union (details supplied) in relation to co-ordinators and resource person grades in Youthreach being allowed to convert to pro-rata teacher grade; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37354/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Further and Higher Education

Mick Barry

518. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science his views on whether the co-ordinators workload in Youthreach is on a par with a principal's and that a resource person's workload is on a par with an assistant principals in second-level schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37355/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

543. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice further to Parliamentary Question No. 1135 of 15 June 2021, the breakdown by nationality of the 133 renewed approvals for the atypical work permit scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37340/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

544. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the breakdown by nationality of the atypical work permit approvals that expired without renewal from December 2019 to date. [37341/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

545. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of vessel owners since the atypical work permit scheme for non-EEA fishers commenced that have been barred from availing of the scheme arising from detected infringements on their part of the terms of the scheme or of the applicable rules of employment law; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37345/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

546. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice if it is the policy of her Department to issue foreign nationals present in the State for five years on foot of permissions on stamp 1 conditions granted under the atypical working scheme for non-EEA crew in the Irish fishing fleet with permissions on stamp 4 conditions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37351/21]

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Immigration Status

Mick Barry

132. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice if she will report on the scheme to regularise undocumented migrants; the targets for the commencement of the scheme; the estimated number of persons to be regularised; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36299/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

2. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee dealing with housing will next meet. [34652/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

10. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee dealing with housing will next meet. [36567/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

185. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will consider the recognition of a vaccine (details supplied) that if taken by a passenger would allow them to avoid mandatory hotel quarantine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30596/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

3. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet Committee on Government Co-ordination will next meet. [34650/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

8. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet Committee on Government Co-ordination will next meet. [36565/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Departmental Bodies

Mick Barry

12. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the new social dialogue unit of his Department will next meet. [34651/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Departmental Bodies

Mick Barry

16. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the new social dialogue unit of his Department will next meet. [36305/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Departmental Bodies

Mick Barry

17. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the new social dialogue unit of his Department will next meet. [36566/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Traveller Community

Mick Barry

66. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he will report on engagement with Travellers and their organisations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36289/21]

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Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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State Examinations

Mick Barry

9. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if she will consider a review of the structure of the leaving certificate examinations to look at the longer-term changes that can be made to lessen the stress of the examinations; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34793/21]

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Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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State Examinations

Mick Barry

31. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if she will report on plans to restructure the leaving certificate examinations given the substantial loss in face to face teaching time in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34792/21]

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Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Mick Barry

119. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will consider not reducing the pandemic unemployment payment given the level of poverty experienced by those on social protection payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34794/21]

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Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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Youth Unemployment

Mick Barry

124. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection the measures she will take to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34795/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

4. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Europe last met; and when it will next meet. [33549/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

132. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport further to Parliamentary Question No. 154 of 15 June 2021, if investigations have ensued on foot of referrals (details supplied); if so, the outcomes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34847/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Planning Issues

Mick Barry

37. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will examine planning laws and practices to identify areas of the law that encourages gentrification; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33892/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Rental Sector

Mick Barry

68. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the measures he will take to minimise the number of evictions due as Covid-19 protections expire; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33891/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Anti-Racism Measures

Mick Barry

116. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the gestures and statements and international events against racism and discrimination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33877/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Human Rights

Mick Barry

160. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the contacts he has with the Government of Hungary in relation to its recent passing of homophobic laws in that state; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33876/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Local Authorities

Mick Barry

218. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will report on the impact for local authorities of the changes to the local property tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31777/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Health Services Staff

Mick Barry

449. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the advertisement for seven unpaid assistant psychologist roles in the health service (details supplied); his views on the readvertising of these positions as paid positions; the way many assistant psychologists are currently working in a voluntary capacity within HSE services; his views on the extension of the current national pilot assistant psychologists programme; when a decision on this extension will be announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26432/21]

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Wed, 23 Jun 2021

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Economic Policy

Mick Barry

5. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the progress to date by his Department in developing a well-being framework for Ireland. [33210/21]

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Wed, 23 Jun 2021

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Economic Policy

Mick Barry

6. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the role of his Department in preparing the national economic recovery plan. [33211/21]

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Wed, 23 Jun 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

24. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on environment and climate change will meet next. [33548/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

7. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on economic recovery and investment last met. [33209/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

8. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on transport last met; and when it will next meet. [33550/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Aviation Industry

Mick Barry

54. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport his engagements with trade unions, employees and the management of a company (details supplied) in relation to proposed changes to work practices and the arrangements for the temporary closure of Cork airport; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32416/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Public Transport

Mick Barry

80. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport his engagements with trade unions, employees and the management of CIÉ in relation to the underfunding in the company’s pension scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32417/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Public Sector Staff

Mick Barry

156. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on additional holiday entitlements for workers in the public sector who were frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32463/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Civil Service

Mick Barry

160. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on follow-up trade union and worker engagement planned following the publication of the Civil Service Employee Engagement Survey 2020 COVID-19 Remote Working Report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32462/21]

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

35. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if the Workplace Relations Commission participated in joint operations with An Garda Síochána focused on the detection of labour exploitation in the fishing industry in 2020 or 2019; if so, the outcome of those inspections; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32145/21]

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

204. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the breakdown by nationality of the current holders of permits under the atypical scheme for non-EEA fishers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32146/21]

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

205. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the breakdown by port of the location of the current holders of permits under the atypical scheme for non-EEA fishers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32147/21]

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

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Fishing Industry

Mick Barry

234. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the breakdown by port of the location of the fishers currently employed under the atypical scheme as can be discerned from their contracts of employment copies of which reside with his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32148/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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European Union

Mick Barry

54. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on discussions he has had with the European Commission and its latest country-specific recommendations under the European semester process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31782/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Insurance Industry

Mick Barry

67. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance the steps he will take to make insurance premia more affordable by limiting the large profits in the sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31780/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Tax Code

Mick Barry

93. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on the engagements he has had with the European Commission, Eurogroup ministers and other EU governments on implementing a minimum corporate tax rate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31781/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Tax Code

Mick Barry

94. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on the impact for households of the changes to the local property tax; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31777/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Tax Code

Mick Barry

118. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on the impact assessment on the changes to taxation charged to so-called cuckoo funds in particular the impact on affordability of housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31778/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Banking Sector

Mick Barry

129. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Finance if he will take steps to protect jobs and services in the banking sector; the engagement he has had with bank management and trade unions in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31779/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

154. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of unannounced inspections by the Workplace Relations Commission of fishing vessels eligible for the atypical work permit scheme for non-EEA fishers that have taken place in the past 12 months; the number of instances of non-compliance that were detected on these inspections; the categories of non-compliance that were detected; the consequences for the vessel owners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31188/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

155. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the progress the Workplace Relations Commission has made into its enquiries regarding the report made to it by an organisation (details supplied) regarding the employment of three Egyptian nationals outside the terms of the atypical work permit scheme for non-EEA fishers on the FV Ellie Adhamh; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31189/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Workplace Relations Commission

Mick Barry

159. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the status of the Workplace Relations Commission investigation into the employment of four persons (details supplied) outside the terms of the atypical work permit scheme for non-EEA migrants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31227/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Maritime Safety

Mick Barry

248. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the number of unannounced inspections by the Marine Survey Office of fishing vessels eligible for the atypical work permit scheme for non-EEA fishers that have taken place in the past 12 months; the number of instances of non-compliance that were detected on these inspections; the categories of non-compliance that were detected; the consequences for the vessel owners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31186/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Maritime Safety

Mick Barry

249. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the progress the Marine Survey Office has made into its enquiries into various maritime compliance matters pertaining to the FV Ellie Adhamh following reports made to the Office by an organisation (details supplied) in the aftermath of the vessel’s sinking; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31187/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

250. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the Government plans to recognise the Covid-19 travel certificates for entry into the State that have been issued by non-EU states in the Schengen zone; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31190/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Human Rights

Mick Barry

662. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has raised abuses of human rights in Morocco in the context of the opening of an Embassy in Morocco including the ongoing annexation of Western Sahara, the rights of the LGBTQ community and the Berber people; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31191/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

1135. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of non-EEA migrant fishers that are currently enrolled in the atypical work permit scheme; the number of renewals of atypical work permits that have been applied for in the past 12 months; the number of fishing vessels that have non-EEA migrants employed under the scheme; the number of fishing vessel owners that currently have non-EEA migrants in their employment as part of the atypical work permit scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31184/21]

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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Fishing Industry

Mick Barry

1193. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of current contracts pertaining to non-EEA migrant fishers working under the terms of the atypical work permit scheme for non-EEA migrants that are currently held in its central depository unit; the number of renewed contracts that have been submitted to his Department in the past year; the number of fishing vessel owners that are represented among the current contracts; the number of vessels that have non-EEA migrants working upon them as can be discerned from the current contracts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31185/21]

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Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

29. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will support the request for a waiver of intellectual property rights under the TRIPS for Covid-19 vaccines; the contact he has had with the Irish Permanent Representatives in Geneva on the issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24138/21]

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Wed, 2 Jun 2021

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Economic Policy

Mick Barry

9. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the national reform programme. [29773/21]

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Wed, 2 Jun 2021

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Departmental Functions

Mick Barry

17. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the international and European Union division of his Department. [29772/21]

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Tue, 1 Jun 2021

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Departmental Projects

Mick Barry

5. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the resource efficiency action plan for 2021 of his Department. [27889/21]

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Wed, 26 May 2021

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Departmental Programmes

Mick Barry

8. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach the status of the shared island unit of his Department. [27887/21]

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Wed, 26 May 2021

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Cabinet Committees

Mick Barry

14. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on social affairs and equality last met; and when it will next meet. [27888/21]

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Tue, 25 May 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

334. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if she will clarify the discrepancy between the symptoms being used to advise Covid-19 self-isolation in schools among pupils and the advice being offered to the general public (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27528/21]

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Wed, 19 May 2021

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Mick Barry

7. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his most recent engagements with the President of the European Commission. [26141/21]

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Wed, 19 May 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Mick Barry

13. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the policing reform implementation programme office based in his Department. [26519/21]

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Wed, 19 May 2021

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Departmental Bodies

Mick Barry

26. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the housing, infrastructure and digital unit of his Department. [26520/21]

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Tue, 18 May 2021

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Programme for Government

Mick Barry

4. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach the status of the programme for Government. [26518/21]

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Tue, 18 May 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

9. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach the membership and terms of reference of the vaccine roll-out group chaired by the Secretary General of his Department. [26139/21]

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Tue, 18 May 2021

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Mick Barry

15. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent engagements with church leaders. [26140/21]

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Tue, 18 May 2021

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Marine Casualty Investigations Board

Mick Barry

243. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the details of the terms of review of the performance of the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (details supplied) in relation to the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Bill 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25703/21]

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Tue, 18 May 2021

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Human Trafficking

Mick Barry

636. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the progress on the reforms to the national referral mechanism for suspected victims of human trafficking (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25702/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Education Policy

Mick Barry

309. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if she will support the legislative changes that were recommended by the Oireachtas Committee on Education which included amending the Education Act to ensure that religious ethos cannot influence children’s right to objective sex education and amending the Employment Equality Act to protect teachers from being disciplined for not upholding the religious ethos of schools; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25216/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Residency Permits

Mick Barry

371. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the plans in place to reopen office facilities at Burgh Quay; the measures that will be put in place to allow persons in Dublin register their residency given its impact on the right of persons to work and to travel; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25211/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Departmental Data

Mick Barry

400. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the budget allocated to home help and homecare packages in each of the years 2015 to 2020; the funding allocated to direct HSE services, voluntary and non-profit organisations and private providers for these services for the same years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25212/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

401. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if persons that are fully vaccinated but have not completed a seven day wait after their last dose will be expected to quarantine for the full 14 days in a mandatory detention facility upon entry into the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25213/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Departmental Data

Mick Barry

402. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of staff working in his Department dedicated to the mandatory Covid-19 detention system from persons arriving in the State; the number of staff at each grade; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25214/21]

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Thu, 13 May 2021

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Departmental Legal Services

Mick Barry

403. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the amount spent on legal fees in relation to defending the mandatory Covid-19 detention system for persons arriving in the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25215/21]

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Wed, 12 May 2021

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Commissions of Investigation

Mick Barry

2. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach the full cost to date of the IBRC Commission; and the expenditure incurred in respect of legal fees by recipient law firms. [24142/21]

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Wed, 12 May 2021

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National Economic and Social Council

Mick Barry

8. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the National Economic and Social Council. [24637/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Northern Ireland

Mick Barry

4. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his latest communications with the First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. [24635/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Northern Ireland

Mick Barry

7. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on Brexit and Northern Ireland last met and will next meet. [24636/21]

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Tue, 11 May 2021

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Departmental Functions

Mick Barry

43. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the social policy and public service reform division of his Department. [24140/21]

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