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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Brexit Staff

Lisa Chambers

64. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of new customs officials who will be hired to help deal with Brexit; the number hired and trained to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38125/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Brexit Staff

Lisa Chambers

175. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of additional staff that are trained and in place to deal with Brexit; the number expected to be in place by 31 October 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38126/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Local Authority Funding

Lisa Chambers

51. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the steps he is taking to ensure that persons who pay their local property tax see an increase in the provision of local services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25569/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Driver Licensing Exchange Agreements

Lisa Chambers

193. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason an Irish citizen and resident must give up their UK driver licence in order to swap it and obtain an Irish driver licence; and the reason the person cannot retain both licences without having to go through the process of 12 lessons and a driver test. [37920/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

39. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of preparations for Brexit; the funding that will be made available in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37474/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

41. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of plans in relation to the Border in the event of a no-deal Brexit, including the discussions with the European Commission on same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37675/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

48. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of efforts to address issues regarding the landbridge, particularly in the context of a no-deal Brexit scenario; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37466/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

135. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of businesses with trade in excess of €1 million that have not as of yet obtained an EORI number; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37623/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Supports

Lisa Chambers

320. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the reason for the high number of reapplications for the Brexit loan scheme in view of the fact that as at 2 September 2019, 145 applications were reapplications; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37624/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Dental Services Waiting Lists

Lisa Chambers

438. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the wait time for a dental appointment for children in the public health system in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37545/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Supports

Lisa Chambers

492. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps which have been taken to protect the fishing industry here in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37441/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Supports

Lisa Chambers

493. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if specific funding will be available to the fishing sector here in the event of a no-deal Brexit; if this funding will be forthcoming from the EU, the State or a combination of both; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37442/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Supports

Lisa Chambers

494. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has sought specific funding from the EU for the fishing industry here in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37443/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

591. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the systems put in place at ports and airports in preparation for Brexit have been tested and evaluated by external experts and-or bodies to ensure their robustness and effectiveness; if not, when he envisages such testing taking place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37625/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

48. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the background of the campaign his Department and others commenced on 4 September 2019 regarding increasing Brexit preparation; the details of the procurement process; the person or body responsible for co-ordinating same; the costs involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36782/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

49. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the involvement of his Department in the public relations campaign that started on 4 September 2019 on national and local radio on Brexit preparation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36800/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

103. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of firms that have still not obtained an EORI number; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35458/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

104. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of firms without an EORI number that have been telephoned by the Revenue Commissioners to inform them of the need to obtain an EORI number; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35459/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

727. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the percentage of SMEs that have commenced actively planning for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35456/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

728. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the percentage of exporters that have commenced actively planning for Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35457/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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IDA Ireland Site Visits

Lisa Chambers

742. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of IDA Ireland visits that have taken place in County Mayo from 1 January 2019 to date; the number scheduled to take place by the end of 2019 by location; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36332/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Consultant Data

Lisa Chambers

988. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of gynaecologist consultant posts in Mayo University Hospital; the number of vacant posts; the length of time they have been vacant; when the posts will be filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35607/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

989. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the steps he is taking to address the waiting lists to see a gynaecologist here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35608/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Consultant Data

Lisa Chambers

990. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of vacant gynaecologist posts in the CHO2 area by hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35609/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

991. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the wait time for a gynaecologist appointment at Mayo University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35610/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Consultant Data

Lisa Chambers

992. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the steps he is taking to address the shortfall in gynaecologist consultant posts here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35611/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Nursing Staff Recruitment

Lisa Chambers

1043. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health when the embargo on hiring new nursing staff at Mayo University Hospital will be lifted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35814/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Nursing Staff Recruitment

Lisa Chambers

1044. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of nurse graduates Mayo University Hospital is hiring in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35815/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Nursing Staff Data

Lisa Chambers

1045. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of nurse staff vacancies in Mayo University Hospital by department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35816/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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HSE Agency Staff Data

Lisa Chambers

1046. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of agency staff hired at Mayo University Hospital; the funding spent on agency staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35817/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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HSE Agency Staff Expenditure

Lisa Chambers

1047. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the amount the Health Service Executive has paid for agency staff in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35818/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Nursing Home Services

Lisa Chambers

1048. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the status of a nursing home (details supplied); the number of staff employed at the unit; the number of staff vacancies at the unit; when these vacant posts will be filled; when day services will reconvene in a full-time manner without further cancellations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35820/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Emergency Departments Data

Lisa Chambers

1218. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number presenting at the accident and emergency department of Mayo University Hospital from January 2019 to date in comparison to the same period in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36297/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Lisa Chambers

1219. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the funding allocated to the adult mental health unit at Mayo University Hospital in each of the years 2014 to 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36298/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Lisa Chambers

1220. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of staff vacancies at the adult mental health unit of Mayo University Hospital by post; the reason each post is vacant; the timeframe each post has been vacant; and when each post will be filled [36299/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

Lisa Chambers

1221. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the guidelines governing programmes that are put in place for patients attending a mental health facility in terms of activities, hours spent with a psychiatrist or counsellor and so on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36300/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Lisa Chambers

1222. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of patients that presented at the adult mental health unit of Mayo University Hospital in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36301/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

1223. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the wait time for outpatient appointments at Mayo University Hospital and University Hospital Galway, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36302/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Occupational Therapy Data

Lisa Chambers

1224. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children on the waiting list for occupational therapy in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36303/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Speech and Language Therapy Data

Lisa Chambers

1225. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children on the waiting list for speech and language therapy in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36304/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Audiology Services Data

Lisa Chambers

1226. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children on the waiting list for an audiology appointment in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36305/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

1227. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children on the waiting list to see a paediatrician in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36306/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

1228. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children awaiting an outpatient appointment at Mayo University Hospital and University Hospital Galway, respectively, from January 2019 to date in comparison to the same period in 2018. [36307/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

1229. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on waiting lists at Mayo University Hospital and University Hospital Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36308/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Home Care Packages Data

Lisa Chambers

1230. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the home care waiting list in County Mayo in comparison to the same period in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36309/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Lisa Chambers

1231. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children and adolescents in County Mayo receiving counselling and services from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service; the number of children and adolescents on a waiting list to receive such services in County Mayo; the average wait time on this list; the number of children receiving treatment in adult mental health services in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36310/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Lisa Chambers

1232. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of vacant mental health staff posts in County Mayo in child mental health services and adult mental health services by unit; the details of each post vacancy; the length of time each post has been vacant; when each post will be filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36311/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Autism Support Services

Lisa Chambers

1242. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children in County Mayo on the waiting list for an autism assessment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36333/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Lisa Chambers

1285. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in reimbursing the drug levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel known as duodopa; when a decision will be made regarding reimbursement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36493/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Better Energy Homes Scheme Data

Lisa Chambers

1532. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the uptake of SEAI grants in County Mayo since the grant was introduced to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36334/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Better Energy Homes Scheme Data

Lisa Chambers

1533. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of SEAI grant applications denied in County Mayo since the grant was introduced to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36335/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Better Energy Homes Scheme

Lisa Chambers

1534. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to extend the SEAI grant to homes built after 2006; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36336/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Illegal Dumping

Lisa Chambers

1535. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the level of funding provided to Mayo County Council for clean-up projects in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36337/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Local Authority Funding

Lisa Chambers

1536. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the level of funding provided to Mayo County Council for green initiatives projects in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36338/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Motor Tax

Lisa Chambers

1553. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason a person (details supplied) is not allowed to tax a van commercially but is required to have commercial insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34999/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Regional Development Policy

Lisa Chambers

1910. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if progress has been made with respect to the regional spatial and economic strategy since 3 May 2019, which is being produced by the Northern and Western Regional Assembly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36330/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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County Development Plans

Lisa Chambers

1911. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will address a matter regarding the Mayo County Development Plan 2014-2020 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36339/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Pyrite Remediation Programme

Lisa Chambers

1937. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the proposed pyrite scheme; the details of same; the funding in place for the scheme; when it is due to commence; the way in which a homeowner can apply for the scheme; the number of homes that will be accepted to the scheme; the criteria needed to be granted a place on the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34969/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Water and Sewerage Schemes Status

Lisa Chambers

1939. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the proposed public water schemes for Murrisk, Lecanvey, Kilsallagh and Louisburgh, County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35005/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Housing Issues

Lisa Chambers

1987. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the amount of funding provided to Mayo County Council for the provision of housing in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36340/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Housing Data

Lisa Chambers

1988. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of houses added to the stock of Mayo County Council in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019 by as acquired, leased or built and the type of house for each year including the cost; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36341/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

140. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the steps taken to protect Irish citizens living in Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34463/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

141. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to ensure there is no physical infrastructure at the Border while also protecting the integrity of the Single Market in the event of a no-deal Brexit; if he has been in discussions or has consulted with businesses, SMEs and exporters as to the location checks may potentially take place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34464/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

247. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of companies that still need to obtain an EORI number; the number of companies to date that have received an individualised letter informing them of the need to obtain an EORI number as a consequence of Brexit; the number of companies that have yet to receive an individualised letter from the Revenue Commissioners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33868/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

265. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the details of the commitment given to hiring additional customs officers; the number hired and trained to date; the number expected to be in place by 31 October 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34465/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

270. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the necessary sanitary facilities for truck drivers have been put in place at all ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32044/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

274. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if there is sufficient space, including loading bays and parking spaces for trucks, at Dublin Port, particularly in the context of Brexit; the way in which the additional capacity that would be needed is determined; the measures put in place to mitigate against traffic delays at the port; if the necessary infrastructure and additional spaces will be in place by 31 October 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33869/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Garda Data

Lisa Chambers

763. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda retirements from each Garda station in County Mayo in each of the years from 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32585/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Garda Deployment

Lisa Chambers

764. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of new Garda recruits assigned to each Garda station in County Mayo in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32586/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Garda Deployment

Lisa Chambers

765. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Mayo; the number of community Gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division to date since recruitment resumed in 2014. [32588/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Garda Data

Lisa Chambers

766. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of serving gardaí, by rank, on career breaks, unpaid leave or special leave in each Garda station in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32589/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

951. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if there is primary or secondary legislation that needs to be passed ahead of the Brexit deadline of 31 October 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34467/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

1023. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of persons that attended the Brexit roadshow since it commenced to date in 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33867/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

1035. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the way in which online consumers will be affected in the context of a no-deal Brexit; her plans or strategies devised to inform consumers of potential changes; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34466/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Cancer Services Provision

Lisa Chambers

1345. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the national healthcare quality system report for 2019 indicates that HSE west is at a disadvantage with respect to the five-year age-standardised net survival rates for female breast cancer and lung cancer; the reason this is the case; the measures being taken to address it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32591/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

1979. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the way in which Brexit may impact on the supply of medical devices; the medical devices that may be affected in a no-deal scenario; the steps taken to mitigate against same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34468/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2021. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the assessment carried out to ensure that the 13 inspection bays for sanitary and phytosanitary, SPS, and food safety checks that are due to be in place in Dublin Port by 31 October 2019 are sufficient; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32045/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2085. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans with regard to food imports from the UK if there is a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33871/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2147. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the impact that a no-deal Brexit will have on the movement of horses; the way in which this will impact the equine industry; the plans he will have in place if a no-deal Brexit comes to pass; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34469/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Bituminous Fuel Ban

Lisa Chambers

2228. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the position regarding the introduction of a nationwide ban on smoky fuels; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32578/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Illegal Dumping

Lisa Chambers

2229. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the measures he is taking to combat illegal dumping in rural areas particularly in County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32582/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Wastewater Treatment

Lisa Chambers

2230. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the proposed wastewater treatment plant for Newport, County Mayo; when preliminary works will commence; the amount of funding being allocated to the project; the date or year construction is expected to be completed on the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32583/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Lisa Chambers

2231. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to engage with Eir on its proposals for rural broadband; the information provided to date on the proposals of Eir; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32584/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Roads Maintenance Funding

Lisa Chambers

2390. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the road funding and grants each local authority received by local authority and year; and the amount each is responsible for in kilometres. [32592/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

2451. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if officials from each ports have met collectively to discuss Brexit to date in 2019; if there is an agreed plan in place between each port if a no-deal Brexit materialises; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33870/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Social Welfare Benefits

Lisa Chambers

2693. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her plans to extend a new social insurance scheme, jobseeker's benefit and payments for the self-employed will be in place before the Brexit deadline of 31 October 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32046/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Septic Tank Inspections

Lisa Chambers

2841. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that 78% of septic tanks in County Mayo for the period 2017 and 2018 had a failed rating; if so, the provisions in place in order to resolve the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32579/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Septic Tank Inspections

Lisa Chambers

2842. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the fact that nearly one third of septic tank systems in County Mayo that failed inspections in the period from 2013 to 2018 have still not been fixed; the reason this is the case; his plans to try to rectify the problem; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32580/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Septic Tank Inspections

Lisa Chambers

2844. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government when the promised changes to the septic tank grant, that is, that the grant will no longer be means tested, will be implemented and operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32646/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Negotiations

Lisa Chambers

130. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his European counterparts or representatives of EU member states have contacted his Department to discuss the way in which Ireland will protect the integrity of the Single Market in the event of a no-deal Brexit; if so, if he has responded to these communications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30729/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

131. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of plans to publish a new Brexit contingency plan; the date it is expected to be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30730/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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State Visits

Lisa Chambers

132. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will report on his recent trip to Germany; the discussions he had relating to Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30731/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

133. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the status of planning for all Brexit scenarios, including a no-deal Brexit by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30756/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

154. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to mitigate delays at ports and disruptions to supply chains in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31359/19]

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

159. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of additional customs officials hired to date; the number expected to be in place by the Brexit deadline of 31 October 2019; the estimated number required in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30734/19]

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

160. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of companies that applied for an authorised economic operator status in each of the years 2012 to 2018 and to date in 2019; his views on the necessity of obtaining an AEO in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30735/19]

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

215. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance if all necessary ICT infrastructure will be in place by 31 October 2019 in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31360/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

216. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of companies that have applied for an EORI number; the percentage of firms that do not have an EORI number but will require one in order to continue trading with the UK post-Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31361/19]

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Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

339. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his Department has conducted an assessment of the additional resources that An Garda Síochána may require in the event of a hard or no-deal Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30738/19]

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

400. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the resources that will be made available to businesses in the event of a no-deal Brexit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31358/19]

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