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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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