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Thu, 16 May 2019

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Road Projects Expenditure

Barry Cowen

158. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the budgeted cost of the M7 motorway upgrade; the actual cost of the project; the original estimated completion date; when it will be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21291/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Barry Cowen

6. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Health the action being taken to reduce the long waiting times for a first assessment for occupational therapy in counties Laois and Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20912/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Funding

Barry Cowen

96. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which he will provide for the extra €1.5 billion needed over the course of the national development plan on the national broadband plan. [21099/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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Budget Measures

Barry Cowen

97. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 54 of 9 May 2019, if he will provide the same tables for each ministerial Vote; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21135/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Administration

Barry Cowen

239. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if there will be a special purpose vehicle set up between an organisation (details supplied) and the ultimate investors; if so, the tax status of same; if it will be liable for corporation tax; if it will be a section 110 company; if a representative from his Department will be on the board of same; if his Department will have full sight of the financial accounts of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21096/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Administration

Barry Cowen

240. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the tax structure and status of an organisation (details supplied); if it will be liable for corporation tax; if it will be a section 110 company; if a representatives from his Department will be on the board of the organisation; if his Department will have full sight of the financial accounts of the organisation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21097/19]

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Wed, 15 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Administration

Barry Cowen

241. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of subcontracts an organisation (details supplied) will have to finalise before broadband will commence to be rolled out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21098/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Government Expenditure

Barry Cowen

125. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the ministerial gross expenditure ceilings in each year of their projections (details supplied) since expenditure ceilings were established by gross capital expenditure and gross current expenditure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20320/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Expenditure

Barry Cowen

128. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the way in which he will accommodate the cost of the national broadband plan, which was not fully accounted for in the National Development Plan 2018-2027; the amount needed over the life of the National Development Plan 2018-2027 to pay for the national broadband plan above that already allocated; if other projects within the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment or other Departments will be impacted by the cost that will be incurred in implementing the national broadband plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20627/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Barry Cowen

129. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will publish the briefing given to the Cabinet from his Department in regard to the national broadband plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20628/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Barry Cowen

130. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the briefing given to the Cabinet from his Department in regard to the national broadband plan is consistent with the correspondence from his Department that was published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20629/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Expenditure

Barry Cowen

136. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the impact the national broadband plan and the €1.5 billion required in addition to the funding already allocated in the National Development Plan 2018-2027 will have on capital expenditure over the life of the national development plan; the projects that will be impacted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20791/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Barry Cowen

137. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the cost-benefit analysis for the national broadband plan in February 2019 did not comply with the public spending code; if it is currently compliant with the code; the specific changes made between February 2019 to date that made the analysis compliant with the code; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20795/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Expenditure

Barry Cowen

138. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if further Exchequer funding will be committed to the National Development Plan 2018-2027 in order to pay for the national broadband plan while protecting other projects scheduled to be delivered under the national development plan; the impact this will have on the fiscal position of the State and national debt; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20796/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Audiology Services Provision

Barry Cowen

297. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) can expect an appointment with the audiology department. [20444/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Expenditure

Barry Cowen

400. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the funding planned to be spent each year for the next 25 years for the national broadband plan by capital and current expenditure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20626/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Barry Cowen

401. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the ownership of the national broadband network will not be owned by the State after 25 years; if the cost of buying back the network at the end of the 25 years has been factored into the calculations for the cost of the national broadband plan; the expected cost in the event that the State wishes to buy back the network once the contract expires; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20630/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Barry Cowen

402. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the duration of the contract for the national broadband plan is intended to be 25 years; to outline the potential cost to the Exchequer after the contract expires; if there will be terms and conditions in the contract that will apply after the 25 years that will restrict the cost to the State; if after the duration of 25 years another contract will need to be negotiated in order to use the network; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20631/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Barry Cowen

403. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the extent to which the State will subsidise new premises over the life of the contract for the national broadband plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20642/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan Funding

Barry Cowen

417. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if the national broadband plan will be on or off balance sheet; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20797/19]

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