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Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

90. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the steps taken to put in place new formal structures for dialogue between Ireland and the UK as a result of the departure of the UK from the EU; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53465/19]

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Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

121. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance if new customs infrastructure will be required at local and regional ports and airports under the terms of the revised withdrawal agreement reached in October 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53464/19]

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Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

122. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance if an impact assessment has been conducted of the revised withdrawal agreement agreed in October 2019 on the economy; if it is in the process of being carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53461/19]

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Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Lisa Chambers

123. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Finance the number of companies still without an EORI number; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53463/19]

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Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Brexit Supports

Lisa Chambers

222. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the uptake of Brexit-related supports under the remit of her Department, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53462/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Cross-Border Health Services Provision

Lisa Chambers

376. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question 164 of 13 November 2019, the person or body responsible for collecting the data on the number of women travelling abroad using the cross border directive for treatment of endometriosis (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52827/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Cancer Screening Programmes

Lisa Chambers

381. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if the mammogram service will be extended beyond 67 years of age in line with the service provided every two years from 50 to 67 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52840/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Medical Card Data

Lisa Chambers

382. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if the medical card covers mammograms after 67 years of age; if not, the reason therefor; if provision will be made for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52841/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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General Medical Services Scheme Data

Lisa Chambers

385. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if there are restrictions on non-EU qualified general practitioners working here applying for a medical card list. [52867/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

Lisa Chambers

563. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the national broadband plan; and when works will begin to roll out State intervention broadband in County Mayo. [52998/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Lisa Chambers

600. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason for the delay in publishing the Irish Rail report and a report by a company (details supplied) on a review of the western rail corridor; and when it will be published. [52999/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Road Projects Status

Lisa Chambers

601. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of on the new N5 road upgrade from Westport to Turlough, County Mayo; the commencement date; the estimated competition date for construction; and the cost of the project. [53001/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Road Projects Expenditure

Lisa Chambers

602. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding for roads provided to Mayo County Council for road works in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [53002/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Water Services Funding

Lisa Chambers

740. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government when the decisions for funding for the Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme 2019-2021 will be announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52796/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Water Services Funding

Lisa Chambers

741. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the reason for the delay in the decisions for funding for the Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme 2019-2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52797/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Water Services Funding

Lisa Chambers

742. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if an application (details supplied) for the Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme 2019-2021 will be awarded; if so, when; if not, the reason for refusal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52798/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Water and Sewerage Schemes

Lisa Chambers

743. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the proposed water scheme for the areas of Murrisk, Lecanvey, Kilsallagh and Louisburgh, County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52799/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Water and Sewerage Schemes

Lisa Chambers

744. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the proposed plans for a water supply to the areas of Murrisk, Lecanvey, Kilsallagh and Louisburgh, County Mayo; if the areas are included in the plans; if the areas will receive an adequate water supply; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52800/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Crime Data

Lisa Chambers

252. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 426 of 6 November 2018, when a reply will issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51299/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Crime Data

Lisa Chambers

253. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the length of time responses to certain parliamentary questions are taking in view of the fact that certain parliamentary questions relating to crime statistics have gone unanswered for over a year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51300/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Hospitals Capital Programme

Lisa Chambers

353. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if funding will be provided in 2020 to start the design phase for the new emergency department for Mayo University Hospital. [51279/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Disability Services Data

Lisa Chambers

354. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of children in County Mayo waiting for an occupational therapy, physiotherapy and-or speech and language appointment in tabular form; and the length of time they have been waiting [51280/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Health Services Staff Data

Lisa Chambers

355. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of paediatric occupational therapists working in County Mayo; the number of vacancies of same; the length of time the posts have been vacant; and the date for the commencement and conclusion of the recruitment process to fill the vacancies. [51281/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Health Services Staff Data

Lisa Chambers

356. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of paediatric physiotherapists working in County Mayo; the number of vacancies of same; the length of time the posts have been vacant; and the date for the commencement and conclusion of the recruitment process to fill the vacancies. [51282/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Health Services Staff Data

Lisa Chambers

357. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of paediatric speech and language therapists working in County Mayo; the number of vacancies of same; the length of time the posts have been vacant; and the date for the commencement and conclusion of the recruitment process to fill the vacancies. [51283/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Lisa Chambers

358. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting for an outpatient appointment at Mayo University Hospital; and the length of time they been waiting [51284/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Hospital Consultant Data

Lisa Chambers

359. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of vacant consultant posts at Mayo University Hospital; and the areas in which the vacancies are located. [51285/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Emergency Departments Data

Lisa Chambers

360. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of persons that presented to the emergency department at Mayo University Hospital in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [51286/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Emergency Departments Data

Lisa Chambers

361. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health when the emergency department at Mayo University Hospital was built; the number of patients it was planned to cater for; and the intended capacity of the unit. [51287/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Ambulance Service Provision

Lisa Chambers

362. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health his plans to open a full-time ambulance base in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, in view of the inability of the ambulance bases in the county to meet HIQA response times for parts of south County Mayo due to geography and distance. [51288/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Ambulance Service Data

Lisa Chambers

366. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the ambulance turnaround time performance target in each of the years 2014 to 2018; and if the 2019 target (details supplied) represents a change from the previous years. [51297/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Local Authority Housing Funding

Lisa Chambers

662. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the amount Mayo County Council requested from his Department for housing initiatives in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by year and housing initiative. [51241/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Local Authority Housing Funding

Lisa Chambers

665. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the amount provided to Mayo County Council in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019 for all housing initiatives. [51277/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Rural Social Scheme

Lisa Chambers

254. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision has been made to move the rural social scheme from the responsibility of her Department to the Department of Rural and Community Development; if so, when the decision was made; when persons will be notified of the decision; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49503/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Ambulance Service

Lisa Chambers

59. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the reason for the significant deterioration in ambulance turnaround times in Mayo University Hospital between September 2017 and September 2019. [48779/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Primary Care Reimbursement Service Payments

Lisa Chambers

181. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health if he will request the HSE PCRS to re-examine the case of a person (details supplied) who has been refused phased dispensing without explanation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47898/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Primary Care Reimbursement Service Payments

Lisa Chambers

182. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the process by which the HSE PCRS sanctions or refuses phased dispensing for individual patients; if a registered medical doctor is consulted in either the decision or in the appeal; if an appeal is permitted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47899/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

116. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if either the joint consultative working group or the specialised committee has been established regarding the revised protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland in the withdrawal agreement (details supplied); if so, the membership of the working group and the specialised committee; if other relevant information will be provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47370/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

117. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if the joint committee which is to oversee the governance of the withdrawal agreement has been established; if so, the operation and structure of this committee; the members appointed or to be appointed to the committee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47371/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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School Closures

Lisa Chambers

198. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a school (details supplied); if the school is due to reopen; if his Department is still renting the school despite the closure of the school in June 2018; his plans for the building; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47596/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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School Accommodation Provision

Lisa Chambers

199. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application by a school (details supplied) for extra accommodation; if the application will be awarded; when a decision will be made on the application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47599/19]

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Cross-Border Health Services Provision

Lisa Chambers

164. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of women that applied for reimbursement under the cross-border directive having undergone treatment for endometriosis abroad; and the number of applications approved and refused, respectively. [46784/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Brexit Issues

Lisa Chambers

42. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on whether there is sufficient time to negotiate an agreement on a future trading relationship by the end of 2020 if the withdrawal agreement agreed in October 2019 is ratified in the European Parliament and the UK House of Commons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46439/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Local Authority Housing Data

Lisa Chambers

567. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of houses built and completed by Mayo County Council in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [46105/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Local Authority Housing Data

Lisa Chambers

568. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of housing units in County Mayo in the planning process; and when these units are expected to be completed. [46106/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Local Authority Housing Data

Lisa Chambers

569. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of housing developments and housing units going through the planning process in County Mayo. [46107/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Vacant Properties Data

Lisa Chambers

570. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of vacant housing units in County Mayo. [46108/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists

Lisa Chambers

571. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of persons on the social housing waiting list in County Mayo; and the length of time they have been waiting in tabular form. [46109/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Housing Assistance Payment Data

Lisa Chambers

572. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of persons receiving HAP in County Mayo; and the number of persons that received HAP in County Mayo in each year since 2014. [46110/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Home Loan Scheme

Lisa Chambers

573. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of persons in County Mayo that applied for the Rebuilding Ireland home loan; the number of successful applicants; and the amount received by applicants under the scheme. [46111/19]

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