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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Hospital Services

Bobby Aylward

506. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Health if there is due to be a reduced level of capacity at University Hospital Waterford during the last two weeks of July and the first two weeks of August 2019; if staff have been advised to take their holidays during this period as a result; if the capacity of the operating theatres will be affected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23583/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Medicinal Products Prices

Bobby Aylward

687. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Health if he has considered the request made by this Deputy during Questions on Promised Legislation on 29 May 2019 to meet and assist the family of a person (details supplied); the steps he will take to reduce the unaffordable price of the drug by removing the cost of the VAT on same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24189/19]

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Tue, 28 May 2019

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Childcare Services Funding

Bobby Aylward

15. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the level of engagement between her Department and the community-managed not-for-profit childcare service providers with specific reference to negotiations for funding agreements and funding rules in the context of recent compliance audits by Pobal (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21739/19]

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Wed, 22 May 2019

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Railway Stations Upgrade

Bobby Aylward

55. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the need for the provision of funding for necessary upgrade works of various facilities at Thomastown train station, County Kilkenny for rail commuters including the elderly and disabled with specific reference to appropriate facilities (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21723/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Bobby Aylward

86. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the timeline for the commencement of works on the ground under the national broadband plan; the measures contained within same to ensure rapid roll out of broadband services for rural areas, rural communities and regional towns; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21344/19]

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Tue, 14 May 2019

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Schools Facilities

Bobby Aylward

145. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding access for a school (details supplied) to the sports hall building programme for the provision of adequate physical education facilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20370/19]

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Thu, 9 May 2019

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Work Permits Eligibility

Bobby Aylward

80. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to concerns raised by stakeholders in the nursing home and healthcare industry regarding the recent changes to the work permit system and the adverse effect this may have on the recruitment of healthcare assistants within the general health service; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20228/19]

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Thu, 9 May 2019

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Health Services Staff Recruitment

Bobby Aylward

95. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Health if he is satisfied that the recruitment methods of healthcare assistants for the nursing home and healthcare industry are sufficient to address the reported labour shortfall in the health service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20229/19]

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Thu, 9 May 2019

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Hospital Facilities

Bobby Aylward

103. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to reports regarding the storage of bodies at a hospital (details supplied); his plans to investigate the matter further; if he is satisfied that there is sufficient refrigeration capacity at the hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20242/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Public Appointments Service

Bobby Aylward

234. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to implement a recruitment campaign for HEO and third secretary posts within the Civil Service in quarter 2 of 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19159/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Garda Expenditure

Bobby Aylward

493. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount spent on purchasing spit hoods for the years ending 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19157/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Proposed Legislation

Bobby Aylward

494. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to update the Domicile and Recognition of Foreign Divorces Act 1986; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19158/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Waste Management Regulations

Bobby Aylward

1245. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to update or amend the Waste Management Act 1996 during the current legislative programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19162/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Child and Family Agency

Bobby Aylward

1356. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if she has met formally with the interim chief executive officer, CEO, of Tusla (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19161/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Fuel Allowance Data

Bobby Aylward

1434. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated annual cost of increasing the fuel allowance payment by €1.50 per week; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19160/19]

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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Insurance Costs

Bobby Aylward

67. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Finance the measures taken to meet and engage with insurance companies regarding excessive premiums being charged to consumers, particularly in counties Carlow and Kilkenny; if he has investigated the possibility of opening up the insurance market to new providers in order to increase competitiveness in prices charged for motor insurance which will ultimately result in a better deal for the consumer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17651/19]

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Bobby Aylward

115. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the additional funding request submitted by a school (details supplied) due to an estimated increase in cost of impending works associated with EPA health and safety requirements, per planning approval subsequent to approval of original application for a replacement building; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that following four years of engagement in the planning process, the importance of this project in serving the pupils and staff of the school and the educational requirements of the residents and young families of the local community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18068/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Bobby Aylward

326. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 121 of 27 February 2019, if the required funding to hospitals will be made available for the provision of Fasenra to patients in a hospital setting further to the decision of the HSE leadership team in January 2019 to approve the drug for reimbursement; when he expects this funding decision to be made and communicated to patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17433/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Defence Forces Remuneration

Bobby Aylward

9. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the steps being taken to ensure better pay and working conditions for members of the Defence Forces; the further steps being taken to ensure appropriate supports are available to both current and former members of the Defence Forces who may be experiencing financial difficulties; if he is satisfied that recruitment methods are sufficient; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16655/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Legislative Reviews

Bobby Aylward

104. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the position regarding the review of Schedules 3 and 4 of the Valuation Act 2001; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16417/19]

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