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Thu, 27 Jan 2011

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Visa Applications

Arthur Morgan

72 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform when an application for family reunification will be completed in respect of a person (details supplied); if two years is an average waiting time for such applications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4341/11]

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Wed, 26 Jan 2011

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Visa Applications

Arthur Morgan

54 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform when a decision will issue on an application for subsidiary protection in respect of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4168/11]

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Tue, 25 Jan 2011

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Exchequer Funding

Arthur Morgan

204 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance if the balances in departmental funds can be used to fund the Exchequer; if these funds, as per the National Treasury Management Agency funding of Exchequer balance Q4 2010 are accounted for in Departments or can they be used; is it is cash that has yet to be spent or cash not spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3742/11]

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Tue, 25 Jan 2011

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Citizenship Applications

Arthur Morgan

285 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform when will the application for a certificate of naturalisation made in May 2007 in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Louth, be completed and a decision made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3278/11]

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Tue, 25 Jan 2011

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Citizenship Applications

Arthur Morgan

287 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform when an application for citizenship will be processed in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Louth; the average time for processing these applications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3291/11]

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Tue, 25 Jan 2011

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Courts Service

Arthur Morgan

300 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the action he proposes to take following the admission by the Courts Service that it made an error by backdating a High Court Order in the case of a person (details supplied); if he will ask the Courts Service to correct the acknowledged error; his plans to resolve this serious matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3467/11]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2011

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INTERREG Funding

Arthur Morgan

68 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation the progress being made by him in consultation with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Assembly to draw up a joint proposal to apply for EU funding under the cross-Border INTERREG programme for start-up business supports and training initiatives; when he expects a draft proposal will be ready; when the application will be made to the EU; when funding can be expected to be drawn down; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2638/11]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2011

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Job Losses

Arthur Morgan

109 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation the number of meetings that have taken place by the inter-agency team set up in the wake of the job losses at Quinn Insurance in 2010; the number of meetings of the team he has attended; the progress being made by the team in respect of supporting the workers in terms of workshops and other practical measures; if, and when, the inter-agency response team has met with the similar response team set up by the authorities in the Northern Ireland Assembly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2637/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Road Network

Arthur Morgan

89 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Transport the way the recent weather conditions and the costs of having to deal with it have affected the funding for road improvements; if the cost of treating roads during the recent severe weather conditions will affect the budget for road projects and upgrades; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2197/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Severe Weather Events

Arthur Morgan

71 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Transport the steps he will take to ensure that adequate salt supplies are sourced and distributed by the National Roads Authority to local authorities across the State so as to ensure that recent severe problems are not repeated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2196/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Road Network

Arthur Morgan

89 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Transport the way the recent weather conditions and the costs of having to deal with it have affected the funding for road improvements; if the cost of treating roads during the recent severe weather conditions will affect the budget for road projects and upgrades; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2197/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Public Service Staff

Arthur Morgan

175 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance the number of persons employed by the State earning less than €20,000 per year; the number of persons employed by the State earning less than €30,000 per year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2785/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Public Service Staff

Arthur Morgan

176 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance the numbers of public sector workers earning less than €20,000, €30,000, €40,000, €50,000, €60,000, €70,000, €80,000, €90,000 and €100,000 and earning more than €100,000 per annum. [2786/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Public Service Staff

Arthur Morgan

177 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance the numbers of public sector workers earning less than €20,000, €30,000, €40,000, €50,000, €60,000, €70,000, €80,000, €90,000 and €100,000 and earning more than €100,000 per annum excluding various forms of income from public sources to groups that would not normally be regarded as being employed within the public service, for example, persons receiving fees and those on the State boards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2787/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Public Service Staff

Arthur Morgan

178 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance the number of public servants earning more than €100,000, €120,000, €150,000, €200,000, €250,000, €300,000, €350,000, €400,000, €450,000 and €500,000 respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2788/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Public Service Staff

Arthur Morgan

179 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance the salaries of judges; the number of judges earning more than €100,000; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2789/11]

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011

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Industrial Development

Arthur Morgan

423 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation the number of companies that are supported by the Industrial Development Authority on a county basis; the jobs supported in each county by the IDA supported companies; the jobs created and lost by IDA supported firms on a county basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2458/11]

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Thu, 13 Jan 2011

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Health Services

Arthur Morgan

16 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Health and Children the progress made in the implementation of the recommendations on stroke in her cardiovascular health policy; the further measures to address this major public health issue that will be put in place; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1778/11]

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Thu, 13 Jan 2011

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Medical Reports

Arthur Morgan

61 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Health and Children the position on the report on symphysiotomy requested from the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and announced (details supplied) on 23 February 2010, which report was the subject of a further announcement on 13 July 2010; if the proposed literature review by a team from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is proceeding; if not, the alternative now envisaged to take the place of the discontinued literature review; if the report team headed by a person (details supplied) is in place and has it commenced substantive work; and if not, the process now envisaged for the completion of the institute’s report to her and the dates she now envisages for delivery of the completed report. [1777/11]

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Wed, 12 Jan 2011

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Fiscal Policy

Arthur Morgan

131 Deputy Arthur Morgan asked the Minister for Finance when he intends to draw down the first instalment of the International Monetary Fund/EU package; if he will provide a timeline for planned drawdowns from this package; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1407/11]

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