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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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School Patronage

John Lahart

222. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the patronage process for a post-primary school in Citywest, Dublin 24; when the outcome will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53179/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Child and Family Agency Funding

John Lahart

667. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if funding will be channelled from Tusla through a partnership (details supplied) that has a SLA with Tusla via her Department to address the hidden harm amongst children of parents struggling with crack cocaine and other substance misuse issues; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53290/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Garda Data

John Lahart

270. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the ratio of gardaí per head of population in each of the Dublin metropolitan divisions in each of the past five years. [51612/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

John Lahart

523. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the action he has taken to include a feasibility study on the recommendation in the recent Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly recommendation to complete the construction of MetroLink from Swords to Sandyford and to UCD and Knocklyon from Charlemont; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51188/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Light Rail Projects

John Lahart

659. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the action he has taken to include a feasibility study on the recent Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly recommendation to complete the construction of MetroLink from Swords to Sandyford and to UCD and Knocklyon from Charlemont; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51187/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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School Admissions

John Lahart

191. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills when a child (details supplied) will be offered a place in national school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49801/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Schools Refurbishment

John Lahart

193. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills the nature of works being carried out on a school (details supplied); the timeline for completion of the works; if he is satisfied that the level of works being carried out at the school is safe while the school is open; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49814/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Home Care Packages Funding

John Lahart

442. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the home care budget for 2019 in the CH07 region; the amount that was allocated; the additional funding provided; the estimated spend for the remainder of 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50333/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Dublin Bus

John Lahart

503. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the income received by Dublin Bus from advertising in each of the years 2015 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49874/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Dublin Bus

John Lahart

504. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of State subvention supplied to Dublin Bus in each of the years 2015 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49875/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Childcare Services Provision

John Lahart

537. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason a facility (details supplied) was only awarded 30 weeks access and inclusion level 7 additional assistance for a child attending for 38 weeks; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49813/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Passport Services

John Lahart

145. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if the use of passport cards within the EU will be clarified in view of the fact that some airlines operate booking systems with them and others do not as indicated in correspondence (details supplied). [48632/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Medicinal Products Licensing

John Lahart

279. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the reason persons with multiple sclerosis have access to new medicines within weeks or months in many European countries but patients here can wait over four years for new medicines to be made available (details supplied); the reason for slower approval for new medicines here; the steps he is taking to ensure access is expedited; and the date same will be achieved. [48648/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Transport Policy

John Lahart

3. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has considered establishing a transport security unit to tackle widespread and dangerous antisocial behaviour on public transport and at public transport hubs. [48418/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Insurance Industry

John Lahart

130. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to insurance companies (details supplied) that are using an auto-renew system in which customers are automatically signed up for another one year policy; if there is legislation to prevent such a practice occasional policies such as travel insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47803/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

John Lahart

145. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills if there will be a delay in a school project (details supplied) due to cutbacks in the school capital programme. [47166/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

John Lahart

185. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to issues in relation to SUSI criteria (details supplied); his plans to amend the legislation to allow for change in this criteria; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47369/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Arts Council Funding

John Lahart

233. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if a budget is available to a local photographer to publish photographs of wildlife on the River Dodder; if other avenues other than the local authority can be pursued in relation to same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46774/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

John Lahart

191. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills when construction will commence on the new building for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46478/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Garda Reports

John Lahart

233. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to a practice by which gardaí do not release reports to motor insurance companies without a fee being paid by the insurance company to the Garda station; if this is common practice; his views on whether it is having a negative impact on the processing of insurance claims; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46186/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Direct Provision Expenditure

John Lahart

273. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount that has been paid to private companies for services relating to direct provision from 2014 to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46638/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Direct Provision Data

John Lahart

274. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of privately owned companies hired for the purpose of facilitating direct provision; his views on whether the services offered by these private companies could not be provided by his Department or by other State bodies; his plans to review the use of these privately held companies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46639/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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State Examinations

John Lahart

81. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills the protocol for a student that has particular needs and has the use of a laptop while attending school when it comes to the sitting of State exams; if there is criteria that must be met by the students that allows them to use the laptop during an exam; the length of time in advance of sitting an exam the student will be advised that they can use it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45636/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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National Parks

John Lahart

223. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the residents in the Glenamole region of the Dublin Mountains use parts of the national park in that area to graze animals and that there have been numerous requests to the local authorities to install cattle grids in the area to prevent the sheep from roaming onto the four public roads the run through the park; if her attention has been further drawn to a precedent that exists of installing cattle grids on public park lands (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45629/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Fiscal Policy

John Lahart

124. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance when the transfer of funds to the rainy day fund will commence; and when the intended €500 million will be transferred into same in the event of an orderly Brexit. [44415/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Parking Provision

John Lahart

914. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the use by coach companies of the NTA-provided coach park in the vicinity of a location (details supplied) on the quays in Dublin; the reason it closes at 7 p.m. each evening; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44534/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Parking Provision

John Lahart

915. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cost of the NTA coach parking facility at the quays in Dublin; the number of spaces it contains; the average number of coaches that park there each evening including weekends; the cost of parking; the operating hours from Monday to Sunday; his views on whether it represents value for money; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44535/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Electricity Grid

John Lahart

209. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the contacts and responses to date his Department has received from the ESB regarding a documentary (details supplied) earlier in 2019 in which it was revealed that the ESB had polluted the Dodder River as a result of poor maintenance of utility equipment and had shielded this from the public for many years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43917/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Waste Management

John Lahart

212. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the impediments there are to banning single use plastic bottles. [44005/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Driver Test Data

John Lahart

223. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the failure rates in Dublin for the driver theory test and outside of Dublin, respectively, (details supplied). [43916/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

174. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of publicly funded electric car charging as opposed to charging points in residential and commercial business places points he envisages will be in place by end of each of the years 2020 to 2022; and the locations of same. [43670/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

John Lahart

149. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance the steps which will be taken regarding the €500 million due to be paid into the rainy day fund in the event of an orderly Brexit. [43254/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Home Care Packages Administration

John Lahart

410. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the grounds and protocols on which home support hours are allocated. [41930/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Hospital Appointments Delays

John Lahart

69. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the plans in place to reduce waiting times for an outpatient appointment in Tallaght hospital in which the numbers waiting over a year have seen a more than four-fold increase since the end of 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41214/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

John Lahart

171. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the amount spent on out of country placements (details supplied) for deaf persons in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41394/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Lahart

46. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance if assurances are in place that life insurance companies based in the UK will honour their policies in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40909/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

59. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he has considered introducing specific measures to incentivise and support the use of e-bikes on roads; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39747/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Road Network

John Lahart

94. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the introduction of variable speed limits and other demand management measures on the M50; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39748/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Inland Fisheries Ireland

John Lahart

205. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Inland Fisheries Ireland waited for over 15 years to implement the planning and development regulations contained in the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 pertaining to instream fishery work; the reason it took so long to implement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40132/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Inland Fisheries Ireland

John Lahart

206. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason Inland Fisheries Ireland is not availing of their potential exemptions as referred to in Parliamentary Question No. 499 of 21 May 2019; if exemptions have been availed of; the details of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40133/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Inland Fisheries Ireland

John Lahart

207. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason Inland Fisheries Ireland is referring instream fishery works that are within an Office of Public Works drainage scheme to local planning authorities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40134/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

John Lahart

396. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the status of the new intensive care unit proposed for Tallaght University Hospital; the funding allocated for the project; if the construction and development of the project has been allocated funding over the next two years beyond design stage funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39732/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Local Authority Housing

John Lahart

642. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if there is a maximum number of housing units that a local authority may purchase from a private developer; and if there is a maximum value of individual units beyond which a local authority may not purchase. [39859/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Local Authority Housing

John Lahart

643. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the rules governing the purchase of residential units in new developments by local authorities. [39860/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Crime Data

John Lahart

101. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the typical offences recorded statistically as offences against Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38999/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

400. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of electric vehicle charging points he anticipates will be in place in Dublin by the end of 2019, 2020 and 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38749/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

401. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of electric vehicle charging points he anticipates will be in place nationwide by the end of 2019, 2020 and 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38750/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

408. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to assess the reduction in general carbon emissions of an electric car, the power for which is derived exclusively from fossil fuels versus an electric car powered exclusively from clean power such as wind. [38463/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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National Transport Authority Expenditure

John Lahart

480. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the budget expended by the National Transport Authority in 2018, and to date in 2019, in respect of the promotion of the BusConnects project; the details of each form of media and public event; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38751/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Motor Tax Yield

John Lahart

120. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance the reason motor tax may have missed its target in terms of revenue to date in 2019. [37060/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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School Patronage

John Lahart

187. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills the dates and timelines and other details of the patronage vote for a school (details supplied); when voting will take place; and when the outcome will be announced. [37128/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

John Lahart

188. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills the latest developments with regard to the proposed new building for a school (details supplied); the planned moving in date for pupils; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37129/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Homeless Persons Supports

John Lahart

663. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if it is normal practice for his Department to fund homeless hubs in Dublin or nationally; if not, if his Department been requested to fund homeless hubs; if so, the person or body by which and the reason therefor; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37061/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

John Lahart

278. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress to date with the building timeline for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35054/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Road Safety Authority Data

John Lahart

1568. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the income the Road Safety Authority, RSA, derives from driver tests annually; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35155/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Driver Test Data

John Lahart

1569. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the actions he has taken to address the failure rate in driver test centres of circa 50%; and when the matter was last discussed with the Road Safety Authority, RSA. [35156/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Driver Test Data

John Lahart

1570. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the process by which driver tests are organised, that is, by way of contract with a third party and the Road Safety Authority, RSA; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35157/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Driver Test Data

John Lahart

1571. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the driver test failure and pass statistics for each county other than Dublin in each of the years 2016 to 2018. [35158/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Road Traffic Legislation

John Lahart

1572. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the reappearance of rickshaws on the streets of Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35159/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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State Pensions

John Lahart

1761. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the general rules for the treatment of farmers with regard to State pensions contributory and non-contributory; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35046/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Pensions Reform

John Lahart

1793. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the detail of the general total contributions approach for self-employed persons; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35043/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Rent Supplement Scheme Data

John Lahart

1797. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons on long-term rent allowance that have been requested to transfer to the housing assistance payment scheme; the reason for this decision; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35124/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Climate Change Policy

John Lahart

213. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance if he is considering a scrappage scheme in the context of the Climate Action Plan 2019 for diesel cars; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33369/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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End-of-Life Vehicles Disposal

John Lahart

214. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance his plans to deal with the expected reduction in diesel and petrol-fuelled cars as a result of the ambition set out in the Climate Action Plan 2019 regarding the way in which such cars will be disposed of; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33374/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Excise Duties Yield

John Lahart

215. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance the plans he has considered to offset the anticipated significant reduction in excise duty and other fuel taxes as a consequence of the increase in electric car sales uptake; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33375/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Climate Change Policy

John Lahart

216. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance his plans to reduce parking facilities for civil and public servants in the city within the city cordon area in the context of the Climate Action Plan 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33376/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Parking Provision

John Lahart

304. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to reduce parking facilities for civil and public servants in the city within the city cordon area in the context of the Climate Action Plan 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33377/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

John Lahart

1444. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the status of the construction of the new 100-bed unit at Tymon North, County Dublin; if construction is now complete; and if so, when the unit will be operational and available to patients. [32930/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

John Lahart

1645. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of recommendations from the report on the residential needs of vulnerable deaf adults who are Irish sign language users that have been implemented; his plans to carry out a new report into the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33701/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

John Lahart

1646. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his plans to introduce an adult mental health and deafness service; the stage of the plans; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33702/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

John Lahart

1647. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there has never been specialist provision for deaf children despite research showing their increased risk in respect of mental health issues; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33703/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

John Lahart

1648. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his plans to allocate funding to address the lack of services available for the deaf sign language community here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33704/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2262. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of charge points that will be dedicated to Dublin from the €10 million provided to the ESB for the nationwide vehicle fast charging network; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33366/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2263. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the way in which the electric vehicle home charger grant for shared parking is expected to work in practice, for example, in apartment blocks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33368/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2264. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of regular charging points here; the number of fast charging points here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33370/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

2265. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to move to the target of close to 1 million electric vehicles, that is, an increase of 500%, in the space of five years in view of the figures set out in the Climate Action Plan 2019 of a level of 75,000 electric vehicles by 2022 and a level of 175,000 electric vehicles by 2025; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33371/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2266. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment where he anticipates electric vehicle fast chargers to be located on street and in the context of public parking; the role he anticipates petrol stations will play in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33372/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2267. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of existing buildings that have already installed electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the context of the Climate Action Plan 2019; and if this is already included in the latest planning regulations for new builds. [33373/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2268. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to obligate the operators of private car parking facilities in Dublin city to provide electric charging facilities on their premises; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33378/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Abbey Theatre

John Lahart

2269. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to introduce legislation to obligate operators of shopping centres and other public facilities, such as public and private hospitals, to provide electric charging points at their facilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33379/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

2427. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of electric vehicles sold here in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the estimated figure for the estimated quotes in electric vehicles by 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33365/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

2428. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he anticipates parking fees for electric car charging points in Dublin city and suburbs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33367/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Famine Artefacts

John Lahart

3022. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she has plans to examine geophysically a site on Coillte lands in Woodenbridge, County Wicklow (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32643/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Commemorative Events

John Lahart

3023. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the progress being made to fix a date for the national famine commemoration and to link such a fixed date with an international famine commemoration day in which the Irish diaspora can participate and commemorate this national event. [32644/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Traffic Management

John Lahart

821. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if consideration has been given to introducing congestion pricing for private vehicles in part or all of the city centre of Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31250/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Traffic Management

John Lahart

822. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the engagement he has had with stakeholders on introducing congestion pricing in part or all of the city centre of Dublin. [31251/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Traffic Management

John Lahart

823. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the introduction of a ban on HGV vehicles from all or part of the city centre of Dublin during peak hours has been considered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31252/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

John Lahart

836. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the steps she will take to ensure local authorities and other bodies co-operate with the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes. [30641/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

55. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the absence of a reference to an e-bike strategy in the Climate Action Plan 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29745/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Climate Change Policy

John Lahart

84. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his views on the absence of a reference to an e-bike strategy in the Climate Action Plan 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29564/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Departmental Offices

John Lahart

110. Deputy John Lahart asked the Taoiseach the availability of bike parking spaces and lockers in all buildings used by his Department. [29120/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Departmental Schemes

John Lahart

166. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance his views on a car scrappage scheme; the estimated cost of such a scheme; if consideration is being given to such a scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29718/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Ministerial Transport

John Lahart

274. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the model of the car or cars used by An Taoiseach in the performance of his official duties; and if it has a diesel, petrol or electric engine. [29121/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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National Dementia Strategy

John Lahart

520. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the reason persons people with dementia and their carers are still waiting for equitable and fair access to the supports and services they need; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29964/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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National Dementia Strategy

John Lahart

521. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his views on the perceived acute inequality of dementia services between counties; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29965/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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National Dementia Strategy

John Lahart

522. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the reason there is a lack of dementia advisers by county despite increased demand; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29966/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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National Dementia Strategy

John Lahart

523. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the funding allocated to dementia care in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29967/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Hospital Car Parks

John Lahart

528. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his views on whether it is fair that a patient on radium treatment for a period of seven and a half weeks necessitating daily attendance at St James Hospital, Dublin that is also a pensioner, must pay the significant car parking fees for attendance for duration of the treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30044/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Electric Vehicles

John Lahart

568. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of vehicle e-charging points installed in Dublin since 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29715/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Air Pollution

John Lahart

582. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the steps being taken to mitigate air pollution along the M50 corridor; and the steps being taken to mitigate significant noise pollution in residential areas between junctions ten and thirteen of the M50. [29589/19]

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