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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Heritage Sites

Thomas Pringle

214. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the position regarding and the status of the new national heritage plan, Heritage Ireland 2030. [44318/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Energy Conservation

Thomas Pringle

201. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the number of SEAI EXCEED certified grant expressions of interest that were received since 1 January 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43608/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Energy Conservation

Thomas Pringle

202. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the current number of SEAI EXCEED certified grant stage 1 applications to date; the number of EXCEED stage 1 successful letters that have been issued; the number of EXCEED stage 1 grant draw-downs that have taken place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43611/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Energy Conservation

Thomas Pringle

203. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the current number of SEAI EXCEED certified grant stage 2 applications to date; the number of EXCEED stage 2 successful letters that have been issued; the number of EXCEED stage 2 grant draw-downs that have taken place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43612/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Energy Conservation

Thomas Pringle

204. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the number of successful grant draw-downs of SEAI EXCEED certified grant stage 2 expressions of interest that were received since January 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43613/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Medical Aids and Appliances

Thomas Pringle

743. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if the diabetes care instrument FreeStyle Libre system will be considered for supply through the GMS medical card to patients who need it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44055/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Industrial Development

Thomas Pringle

15. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if the new solar farm (details supplied in Cork accessed funding through the IDA; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41927/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Renewable Energy Generation

Thomas Pringle

46. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the person or body that are the beneficiaries for the new solar farm (details supplied) in Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41928/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Housing Policy

Thomas Pringle

321. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage his plans to review legislation on adverse possession or squatting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41923/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Housing Policy

Thomas Pringle

322. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the current legislation on adverse possession or squatting states; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41924/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Teaching Council of Ireland

Thomas Pringle

539. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if the Teaching Council has the right to refuse recognition to a qualified teacher who has been registered with the council since 2009 (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42171/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Social Welfare Schemes

Thomas Pringle

687. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection the reason the income from a retained firefighter (details supplied) is being used to calculate income for the back to school clothing and footwear allowance. [42169/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Immigration Status

Thomas Pringle

930. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice if the case of a person (details supplied) will be examined. [42688/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

1441. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the guidance that has been given for visiting of care homes and other residential homes for the elderly and disabled in the new plan for lifting of restrictions; if there is a plan in place to cover all care homes throughout the country for limits of which family and friends, limits on numbers of visitors at one time and restrictions in place in the event of a Covid-19 case being present in the home; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43063/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Bus Éireann

Thomas Pringle

218. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport the cancellation level and occurrence on the Bus Éireann national route number 30 from Donegal town to Dublin; the average national cancellation level on national routes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40062/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Economic Growth

Thomas Pringle

406. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance if his Department is engaging with EU financial institutions regarding the potential use of GNI* in view of the loss of recovery and resilience funding due to the use of gross domestic product as a measure of economic growth; if his Department is examining other potential measures of economic growth which better reflect social and economic well-being across society; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40759/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Departmental Data

Thomas Pringle

1049. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if she will provide national figures and other data on the use of exclusion, isolation and restraint and of reduced school hours for the periods of in-school classes for the past five academic years by the ethnicity, gender, disability status and school district of the students these methods were used on; if she has measures in place to collect this information on an ongoing basis and to require that such incidents are reported to the relevant bodies, including her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40756/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Departmental Data

Thomas Pringle

1050. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if there is a procedure in place to identify cases in which the use of exclusion, isolation, restraint and reduced school hours were used inappropriately or in which they caused harm to the child and to intervene in circumstances in which patterns of over-reliance on these methods is identified and in cases in which a teacher or other staff member is concerned in relation to the use of these methods in their school; if there is an appropriate pathway by which they can raise these concerns for investigation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40757/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1463. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if he has the remit and authority to instruct or compel the 19 maternity units to comply with easing restrictions that currently prevent a woman from having a partner of her choice with them at all antenatal appointments including all scans and throughout the full duration of her labour and birth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33479/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1464. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason for appointing a person (details supplied) to a position advising on public nutrition; the number of other candidates that were in the running; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33480/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1465. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if a uniform best practice-based approach to women having full access to a partner will be implemented and enforced across all HSE maternity units; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33481/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1466. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the specific grounds identified by his Department and the HSE on which a maternity unit is exempt from lifting partner restrictions for maternity service users; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33482/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1469. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the specific grounds identified by his Department and the HSE including but not exclusive to the Covid-19 pandemic on which a maternity unit is justified in implementing partner restrictions for maternity service users; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33485/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1470. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if the right of women to have a partner present with them during antenatal appointments and birth in hospitals may continue to be restricted on the basis that there has been a failure to invest in expanding services and infrastructure (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33486/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1471. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if the rights of women to a partner may continue to be restricted on the basis that the national maternity strategy has not been implemented; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33498/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1472. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if restrictions to partners of pregnant women visiting them in hospital will continue given that a unit is understaffed or for other non-Covid-19 related reasons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33499/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

1646. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the concerns of a person (details supplied) on the impact of the recent collapse of an airline on some cancer patients who must travel to Dublin for their treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34583/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

1666. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason the National Learning Network in Letterkenny which is a disability service for young adults including a person (details supplied) with an intellectual disability is still running on a reduced capacity which is causing severe difficulties for the service users and their families. [34255/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

1935. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the funding that is available for a group to set up a summer camp for children with autism (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35902/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

1964. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the funding that is available for a group to set up a summer camp for children with autism (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36003/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

2441. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the ways in which disabled persons are consulted relating to budgetary decisions affecting them; the ways in which his Department respects the nothing about us without us ethos; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28226/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Traveller Accommodation

Thomas Pringle

2913. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason the report by an organisation (details supplied) on Traveller homelessness was not published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39634/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

3016. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason a service (details supplied) is still running on a reduced capacity which is causing severe difficulties for the service users and their families; when the service will be brought back to full capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39996/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Service Executive

Thomas Pringle

3204. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if the HSE currently covers care for women with pregnancy related conditions such as gestational diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40825/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

3210. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the type of healthcare that is covered by the HSE for pregnant women; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40831/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

3211. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if there are plans to provide and cover care for women with pregnancy related conditions such as gestational diabetes under the National Maternity Strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40832/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

441. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if a person will be prioritised for another vaccination if they refuse a vaccine (details supplied) as a second dose; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33053/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

18. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Taoiseach if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form. [38250/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

25. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38240/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

36. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38241/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

55. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38252/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

83. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38242/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

94. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38247/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

109. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38251/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

123. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38245/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

157. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38243/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Passport Services

Thomas Pringle

169. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if passport services have resumed; the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38637/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

174. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Defence if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38238/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

200. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38239/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

230. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38249/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

255. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38237/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

270. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38244/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

287. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38246/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

403. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason a vaccine (details supplied) is not being allowed as an authorised vaccine under the Irish system requiring those who have been vaccinated to spend time in mandatory hotel quarantining despite the fact that this is a WHO approved vaccine and there is no liability to the State in the event of any side effects given that the State has never supplied the vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31391/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

449. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38236/21]

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

492. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if there are guidelines, written procedures or protocols or key performance indicators for acknowledgement of correspondence received and response to correspondence received, respectively by category of correspondence (details supplied) in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38248/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Rights of People with Disabilities

Thomas Pringle

110. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the rights of disabled persons in receipt of a personal assistance service to take part in politics, policy and lobbying despite the fact that personal assistants may be funded through section 39 organisations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28225/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Abortion Services

Thomas Pringle

161. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when information will be provided on the review into the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28222/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Gaeltacht Policy

Thomas Pringle

317. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she will provide details of projected expenditure from the fund announced of €2.2 million to support eligible Gaeltacht families who normally provide accommodation for summer college students by county; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37997/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

488. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if his officials have reviewed the motion on personal assistance services for disabled persons which passed unanimously in Dáil Éireann on 19 November 2019; the measures that will be brought forward to progress these rights; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28223/21]

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Asylum Applications

Thomas Pringle

88. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice the steps her Department is taking to improve processing times for applications for asylum, leave to remain and associated permissions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37158/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Domestic Violence

Thomas Pringle

87. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection if a grant is available to assist a domestic violence service that is helping victims of domestic abuse to purchase CCTV cameras in order that victims can be safe in their own homes (details supplied); if there is funding which could be made available; if an official from her office will make contact with the service; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36633/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Thomas Pringle

106. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice if she has signed-off on the approval of the appointment of a person (details supplied) to positions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36602/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Substance Misuse

Thomas Pringle

119. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the actions taken to date to implement the commitment in the Programme for Government to examine how Government can continue to support drugs and alcohol taskforces in identifying local need in communities and support targeted initiatives addressing drug and alcohol misuse; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30254/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Fostaíocht sa Ghaeltacht

Thomas Pringle

199. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Thomas Pringle den Aire Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán an mbeadh sí sásta cruinniú a ghairm le coiste (sonraí tugtha) agus chun a fhiafraí dí fosta cén tacaíocht airgid a bheidh ar fáil do na mná tí; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [35814/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Waterways Issues

Thomas Pringle

219. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage when dredging will commence at Magheroarty Pier, Magheraroarty, Gortahork, County Donegal (details supplied); the reason the application has taken so long to be processed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36235/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Departmental Schemes

Thomas Pringle

290. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the funding that is available for a group to set up a summer camp for children with autism (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35903/21]

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Social Welfare Schemes

Thomas Pringle

361. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the fact that an application for carer’s allowance was submitted to her Department in respect of a person (details supplied); and when a decision will be made on the application. [36349/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Departmental Reviews

Thomas Pringle

259. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if he will publish the disability capacity review before the end of May 2021; if not, the timeframe for publication given its importance to budget planning; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28040/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Medicinal Products

Thomas Pringle

327. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when the inquiry into the historical licensing and prescribing of sodium valproate will be established; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28412/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Health Services Staff

Thomas Pringle

328. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when the four currently unfilled epilepsy nurse specialist posts approved in 2018 to manage the mandatory patient safety requirements for women who are prescribed sodium valproate will be appointed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28413/21]

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Medicinal Products

Thomas Pringle

329. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when the stakeholder group currently reviewing safety and risk measures in relation to the prescribing and distribution of sodium valproate will be established; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28414/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Defence Forces

Thomas Pringle

12. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Defence if a full report will be provided on the Defence Forces' involvement in missions in Mali; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34614/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Aviation Industry

Thomas Pringle

118. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport if he will report on the concerns of a person (details supplied) on the impact of the recent collapse of an airline on some cancer patients who must travel to Dublin for their treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34626/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Thomas Pringle

125. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a person (details supplied) is seeking the email address of an official; when his office will acknowledge or reply to the correspondence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34755/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Disability Services

Thomas Pringle

529. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason the HSE has instructed service providers of respite for families with children with autism in the Dublin area to change their respite contract from once weekly to once fortnightly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27261/21]

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021

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Health Services

Thomas Pringle

530. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health when the intravitreal injections service will commence in Letterkenny, County Donegal for those service users being treated by their ophthalmologist for wet age related macular degeneration given the service was due to commence before the end of 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27266/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Defective Building Materials

Thomas Pringle

16. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage when the mica redress scheme review will be completed and the results communicated to those affected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33466/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Heritage Sites

Thomas Pringle

89. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the way that possible burial sites and sites of historic significance will be protected in county development plans; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33465/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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United Nations

Thomas Pringle

157. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will support a call for a global ban on fracking being proposed by Ireland at the United Nations General Assembly on climate mitigation, public health, environmental protection and human rights grounds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29279/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Protected Disclosures

Thomas Pringle

202. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the process that a whistleblower should follow in order to protect themselves in relation to making a disclosure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33997/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Defective Building Materials

Thomas Pringle

215. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage when the financial assistance scheme for remediation of damaged dwellings due to the use of defective concrete blocks will be reviewed and increased to 100% redress for those with mica affected homes in the north-west; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31920/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Defective Building Materials

Thomas Pringle

216. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage when the defective concrete blocks grant scheme, underpinned by regulations made under sections 2 and 5 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979 will be amended given the 18 months of evidence of the not-for-purpose scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31921/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

417. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the status of the vaccine roll-out in County Donegal; the number of persons who have received both first and or second doses; the cohorts being vaccinated; the timeframe for completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26337/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Thomas Pringle

418. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the reason cohort seven persons have not all been vaccinated despite other cohorts and age groups having begun their vaccinations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26338/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

472. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if he or his Department have the remit and authority to instruct or compel the 19 maternity units to comply with easing restrictions that currently prevent a woman from having a partner of her choice with her at all antenatal appointments, including all scans and throughout the full duration of their labour and birth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26665/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

473. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if an uniform best practice-based approach to women having full access to a partner will be implemented and enforced across all HSE maternity units; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26666/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

474. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the specific grounds identified by his Department and HSE on which a maternity unit is exempt from lifting partner restrictions for maternity service users; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26667/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Hospital Services

Thomas Pringle

475. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the specific grounds identified by his Department and HSE, including but not exclusive to the Covid-19 pandemic, on which a maternity unit is justified in implementing partner restrictions for maternity service users; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26668/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Hospital Services

Thomas Pringle

476. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if women’s rights to a partner may continue to be restricted on the basis that there has been a failure to invest in expanding services and infrastructure (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26669/21]

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Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Hospital Services

Thomas Pringle

477. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if women’s rights to a partner may continue to be restricted on the basis that the national maternity strategy has not been implemented; if restrictions will continue because a unit is understaffed or other non-Covid related reasons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26670/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

125. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the trial events that will be taking place in the north-west of the country for the reopening post-Covid-19; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33217/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Defective Building Materials

Thomas Pringle

286. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will consider extending the defective concrete blocks grant scheme to include those who bought property after 31 January 2020 and were not aware of the presence of mica in the property; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32845/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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United Nations

Thomas Pringle

338. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if Ireland will propose a call for a global ban on fracking at the United Nations General Assembly on climate mitigation, public health, environmental protection and human rights grounds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33227/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Foreign Birth Registration

Thomas Pringle

340. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if the processing of foreign births registration applications has resumed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33375/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Schools Building Projects

Thomas Pringle

378. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the status of the provision of a primary and secondary school for the Finglas East area including Jamestown Road, McKee Avenue, Hampton Woods and Lansborough especially given the recent rezoning of lands on Jamestown Road to Z14. [33230/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Transport Policy

Thomas Pringle

44. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport the measures he is examining to reduce dependency on cars in rural areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31923/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Departmental Schemes

Thomas Pringle

90. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport if there will be any free public transport days over summer 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31924/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Houses of the Oireachtas Commission

Thomas Pringle

119. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the changes that will be made to the scheme for secretarial assistants in the Houses of the Oireachtas to recognise the evolution of the secretarial assistant role in Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31919/21]

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Defective Building Materials

Thomas Pringle

125. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the fines or sanctions that are issued to those involved in providing and building with defective concrete blocks to assist in funding the grant schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31922/21]

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