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Wed, 3 Feb 2016

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Flood Relief Schemes Funding

Colm Keaveney

33. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 89 of 26 November 2015, if he reconsidered the case and if he will expedite the granting of funding for these necessary flood relief measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4504/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Congregated Settings Report

Colm Keaveney

60. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the funding the Health Service Executive will provide in 2016 for moving persons out of congregated settings; the number of persons this will benefit; the proportion of persons currently in congregated settings that will benefit; how long it will take to move all those in congregated settings out of them at this rate of support; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4094/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Services for People with Disabilities

Colm Keaveney

78. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health why the Health Service Executive target for moving persons out of congregated settings was not met in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3886/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Services for People with Disabilities

Colm Keaveney

85. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health why the Health Service Executive's service plan makes no provision for an increase in the number of personal assistant hours for persons with disabilities in 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3885/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Health Services

Colm Keaveney

350. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health to immediately examine and intervene in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 10; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4175/16]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Teagasc Rationalisation Programme

Colm Keaveney

81. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine why he allowed Teagasc to lease more land to Dawn Meats and Dawn Farm Foods at Mellows campus in Athenry, County Galway; the purpose of this lease; the amount of land leased; the annual income for Teagasc from these arrangements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3341/16]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Gambling Legislation

Colm Keaveney

107. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans, including the introduction of a gambling commission, to counter the epidemic of gambling, including gambling addiction, among amateur and professional sports persons given the consequences of such unregulated and unmonitored behaviour for persons and their families, interventions or supports in this area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3358/16]

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016

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Hospital Appointments Status

Colm Keaveney

313. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive a hospital appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2770/16]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2016

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ESB Networks

Colm Keaveney

160. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will mandate that Electricity Supply Board Networks meter readers receive Garda Síochána clearance before being employed, given the recent arrangements entered into by the company with regard to meter readers and given that their roles bring them onto private property, including entering into private homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2562/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

92. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Taoiseach the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which each appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1851/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Social Welfare Offices

Colm Keaveney

108. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the full-year cost of making all Intreo offices and services accessible to persons with disabilities by the end of 2016; the cost of providing disability training to all staff who are not already trained in disability awareness; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1989/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Disability Allowance

Colm Keaveney

109. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the full year cost in 2016 of increasing the disability allowance by €6, €7, €7.50 and €8 per week; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1990/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Citizen Information Services Funding

Colm Keaveney

111. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection to supply details, in tabular form, of the funding allocated to and the actual expenditure by the sign language interpreting service from 2012 to 2015, inclusive; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2030/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Student Support Schemes

Colm Keaveney

413. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Education and Skills the full-year cost in 2016 of extending the Fund for Students with Disabilities to students participating in part-time education; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1983/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

72. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the names of the persons she has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46665/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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State Bodies

Colm Keaveney

198. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Finance the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46670/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

257. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46668/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Ministerial Appointments

Colm Keaveney

288. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46663/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Colm Keaveney

317. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine why a person (details supplied) in County Galway has not received outstanding grants and payments, specifically the payment under the disadvantaged areas scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46532/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Colm Keaveney

329. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive payment under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46613/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Departmental Bodies Board Remuneration

Colm Keaveney

333. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46648/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Colm Keaveney

358. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive payment under the agri-environment options scheme for 2015, given that further information has been submitted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46867/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Ministerial Appointments

Colm Keaveney

439. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Defence the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46661/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Departmental Appointments

Colm Keaveney

472. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the names of the persons she has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46669/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

524. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46659/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Ministerial Appointments

Colm Keaveney

578. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions and industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to 2015 and to date in 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46673/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Colm Keaveney

702. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive an appointment for a long-awaited procedure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1513/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Colm Keaveney

704. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive an appointment for surgery; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1524/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

718. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46672/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

760. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Education and Skills the names of the persons she has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out-of-pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46662/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Ministerial Appointments

Colm Keaveney

847. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out of pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46666/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Departmental Agencies Board Appointments

Colm Keaveney

890. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out of pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46660/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Ministerial Appointments

Colm Keaveney

920. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the names of the persons he has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out of pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made during the years 2011 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46667/15]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Appointments to State Boards

Colm Keaveney

951. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the names of the persons she has nominated to serve in positions carrying remuneration, other than out of pocket expenses, on commissions, industrial, assurance, semi-State or other similar concerns; the amounts received annually in respect of each appointment; the name of the concern to which the appointment was made from 2011 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46658/15]

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Thu, 17 Dec 2015

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Housing for People with Disabilities Provision

Colm Keaveney

664. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the progress in achieving each of the nine strategic aims set out in the National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability 2011-2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46339/15]

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Thu, 17 Dec 2015

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Housing for People with Disabilities Provision

Colm Keaveney

665. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the date on which the implementation planning group for the National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability 2011-2016 was established; the number of meetings the group has held; the number of annual progress reports the group has completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46340/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Flood Relief Schemes Status

Colm Keaveney

189. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the actions the Office of Public Works has taken following the environmental impact statement report on the Dunkellin river and Aggard stream flood relief scheme prepared by the RPS Group and published in October 2014; the progress on these actions; the reason for the delay in implementing the recommendations; the recommendations that have been rejected and the reason; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45325/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Colm Keaveney

363. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the number of speech and language therapists and occupational therapists employed in the Health Service Executive disability sector from 2010 to date in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44683/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Colm Keaveney

364. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting assessment for speech and language therapy and occupational therapy, by length of time waiting, and the number of persons who having been assessed are awaiting treatment, by length of time waiting, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44687/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Colm Keaveney

365. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting assessment for speech and language therapy and for occupational therapy, by county, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44691/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Dental Services Provision

Colm Keaveney

476. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health why a person's dental treatment (details supplied) in County Galway has ceased, given that due to a medical condition the person has been able to avail of the necessary treatment under the general medical services scheme for a number of years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45348/15]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015

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Housing Adaptation Grant Expenditure

Colm Keaveney

575. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the expenditure on the housing adaptation grant scheme and the mobility aid scheme from 2011 to date; the cost of restoring these to their 2011 levels; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43939/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Colm Keaveney

4. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the action being taken to address the unacceptable waiting times for surgical intervention to treat scoliosis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43126/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Mental Health Guidelines

Colm Keaveney

22. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health if a review has been carried out into the increase in the application of electro-convulsive therapy to patients against their will; the action that is being taken in terms of legislation, policy and medical practice guidelines to address this unacceptable practice; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42989/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Colm Keaveney

51. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the action that is being taken to address the unacceptable waiting times for surgical intervention to treat scoliosis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42988/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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General Medical Services Scheme Data

Colm Keaveney

181. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health the amount paid to medical doctors under the medical card scheme and the general medical services scheme by the Health Service Executive in 2014 and 2013; the names of all recipients; the amounts paid to each individual or company in each year, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43292/15]

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Wed, 2 Dec 2015

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Social Welfare Schemes

Colm Keaveney

48. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the estimate and actual expenditure on the wage subsidy scheme, the workplace equipment and adaptation grant, the employee retention grant and the disability awareness support scheme from 2011 to 2015 to date, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43090/15]

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Wed, 2 Dec 2015

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UN Conventions Ratification

Colm Keaveney

100. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the legislative steps that need to be taken in order to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities; the time frame for this; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42334/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Single Payment Scheme Applications

Colm Keaveney

266. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive a single farm payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42555/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility

Colm Keaveney

395. Deputy Colm Keaveney asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend the long-term illness scheme to asthma patients, given that this is a life-long illness which requires daily medical treatment along the lines of other illnesses which are covered under the scheme, such as epilepsy, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, leukaemia and intellectual disabilities; if he will explain any reasonable grounds for discrimination between a long-term illness such as asthma and the illnesses covered by the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42368/15]

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