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Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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IFSC Clearing House Group
Richard Boyd Barrett

1. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the most recent meeting of the Clearing House Group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [56787/12]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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IFSC Clearing House Group
Gerry Adams

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the International Financial Services Centre Clearing House Group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2319/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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IFSC Clearing House Group
Joe Higgins

3. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the recent contacts that he has had with the International Financial Services Centre Clearing House Group. [12511/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Appointments to State Boards
Gerry Adams

4. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the appointments he has made to State boards. [2302/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Appointments to State Boards
Gerry Adams

5. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the new procedures introduced for appointments to State boards. [2303/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Appointments to State Boards
Gerry Adams

6. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the role of his Department in co-ordinating a whole of Government approach to appointments to State boards. [2304/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Appointments to State Boards
Joe Higgins

7. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he has made any recent appointments to State boards. [12513/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Appointments to State Boards
Richard Boyd Barrett

8. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach the appointments he has made to State boards and the process being employed in these selections; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15010/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Agriculture Schemes Payments
Martin Ferris

102. Deputy Martin Ferris asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of SFP and other Common Agricultural Policy payments that are paid to registered companies not directly involved in farm production; and if he will support the ending of such payments. [15061/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Coillte Teoranta Harvesting Rights Sale
Richard Boyd Barrett

103. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his input to the proposed sale of Coillte's harvesting rights; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15000/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Aquaculture Licences
Éamon Ó Cuív

104. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he considers it appropriate for him to be the decision maker in relation to an aquaculture licence application received from a State agency, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, that operates under the aegis of his Department and which is obligated to operate within the framework of his policy, and in the circumstances in which he has stated his support for the project; if he intends asking Bord Iascaigh Mhara to withdraw the application pending a change in the law to ensure modern practice in relation to the issuing of aquaculture licences; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15063/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Coillte Teoranta Harvesting Rights Sale
Luke 'Ming' Flanagan

105. Deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will ensure a supply of timber to the indigenous saw milling plants in view of the sale of the harvesting rights of Coillte forests; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15362/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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TB Eradication Scheme
Denis Naughten

106. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps he is taking to address the incidence of bovine TB; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14677/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Aquaculture Licences
Éamon Ó Cuív

107. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a decision will issue on the application by Bord Iascaigh Mhara for an aqualicence in respect of a fish farm in Galway Bay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14643/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Geological Surveys
Thomas Pringle

108. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has seen the results of the geological survey conducted by Coillte; if he intends to make that survey public; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15009/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Coillte Teoranta Lands
Sandra McLellan

109. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will give a guarantee that Coillte will continue to manage all of the State’s 11 forest parks and its 150 recreational sites; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8604/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Rural Development Programme
Michael Moynihan

110. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of money spent broken down between EU funding and national funding under each heading of the current 2007-2013 rural development plan; the allocation for the programme under each heading; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14657/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Food Labelling
Martin Ferris

111. Deputy Martin Ferris asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to ensure that food processors and traders are obliged in future to report the results of tests that they conduct themselves and which indicate irregularities or contamination. [14996/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations
Dara Calleary

112. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his proposal on internal convergence is still on the table for the Common Agricultural Policy negotiations; if this proposal has been modified; if so, the way it has been modified; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14646/13]

Tue, 26 Mar 2013

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District Veterinary Offices
Andrew Doyle

113. Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide an outline of his plans regarding the consolidation of district veterinary offices across the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14865/13]